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1. The cardinal number equal to 7 × 10.
2. seventies
a. A decade or the numbers from 70 to 79: They became grandparents in their seventies. The temperature hovered in the seventies.
b. often Seventies The decade from 70 to 79 in a century.

[Middle English, from Old English -seofontig (in hundseofontig, the decade seventy, seventy); see septm̥ in Indo-European roots.]

sev′en·ty adj. & pron.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seventies - the decade from 1970 to 1979seventies - the decade from 1970 to 1979  
decade, decennary, decennium - a period of 10 years
2.seventies - the time of life between 70 and 80seventies - the time of life between 70 and 80  
time of life - a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
eld, geezerhood, old age, years, age - a late time of life; "old age is not for sissies"; "he's showing his years"; "age hasn't slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood"
جيل السَّبْعيناتدَرجات الحَرارَه بين 70 و80فَتْرَة السَّبْعينات من القَرْن
mezi sedmdesáti a osmdesáti letypřes sedmdesát stupňůsedmdesátá léta
hetveneshetvenes: a hetvenes évek
áttræîisalduráttundi áratugurmilli sjötíu og áttatíu
sedemdesiate roky
70-79 arasında olanyetmişler


(ˈsevnti) noun
1. the number or figure 70.
2. the age of 70.
1. 70 in number.
2. aged 70.
having seventy. a seventy-year lease.
ˈseventies noun plural
1. the period of time between a person's seventieth and eightieth birthdays.
2. the range of temperatures between seventy and eighty degrees.
3. the period of time between the seventieth and eightieth years of a century.
ˈseventieth noun
1. one of seventy equal parts.
2. (also adjective) (the) last of seventy (people, things etc); (the) next after the sixty-ninth.
ˈseventy-year-old noun
a person or animal that is seventy years old.
(of a person, animal or thing) that is seventy years old.
References in classic literature ?
He had lived in Silesia, a member of a despised and persecuted race, and had taken part in the proletarian movement in the early seventies, when Bismarck, having conquered France, had turned his policy of blood and iron upon the "International.
Neither had I so soon learned the gratitude of courtiers, to persuade myself, that his majesty's present seventies acquitted me of all past obligations.
But in the great Indian famine of the seventies that ship, already old then, made some wonderful dashes across the Gulf of Bengal with cargoes of rice from Rangoon to Madras.
As to the time, it is easily fixed by the events at about the middle years of the seventies, when Don Carlos de Bourbon, encouraged by the general reaction of all Europe against the excesses of communistic Republicanism, made his attempt for the throne of Spain, arms in hand, amongst the hills and gorges of Guipuzcoa.
On a January evening of the early seventies, Christine Nilsson was singing in Faust at the Academy of Music in New York.
In those years at Cambridge my most notable literary experience without doubt was the knowledge of Tourguenief's novels, which began to be recognized in all their greatness about the middle seventies.
At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies.
it's been announced that a new summer Seventies music event is to take place at Middlesbrough 's Stewart Park in June.
com)-- The Modern Seventies trend direction will influence fashion, beauty and lifestyle products and campaigns throughout 2015.
Trendstop, the fashion trend forecasting agency, today announced Modern Seventies as their Fashion Trend of the Year for 2015.
Number: the same long number as in Q#1 but with all sevens and seventies replaced by sixes and sixties (total 34,300: 110 I, 2 V, 68 X, 40 L, 10 C, 57 D, 2 M).
MANY people in the UK are having sex from their teens into their seventies, according to a major lifestyle survey.