seventieth


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sev·en·ti·eth

 (sĕv′ən-tē-ĭth)
n.
1. The ordinal number matching the number 70 in a series.
2. One of 70 equal parts.

sev′en·ti·eth adv. & adj.

seventieth

(ˈsɛvəntɪɪθ)
adj
(Mathematics) (usually prenominal)
a. being the ordinal number of seventy in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc: often written 70th
b. (as noun): the seventieth in line.
n
1. (Mathematics)
a. one of 70 approximately equal parts of something
b. (as modifier): a seventieth part.
2. (Mathematics) the fraction equal to one divided by 70 ()
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seventieth - position 70 in a countable series of things
rank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
Adj.1.seventieth - the ordinal number of seventy in counting orderseventieth - the ordinal number of seventy in counting order
ordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
Translations
السَّبْعونجُزْء من سَبْعين
sedmdesátinasedmdesátý
halvfjerdsindstyvendehalvfjerdsindstyvendedel
hetvenedhetvenedik
sjötugasti
sedemdesiatinasedemdesiaty
sedemdeseti
1/7070.inciyetmişinciyetmişte biri

seventieth

[ˈsevntɪɪθ]
A. ADJseptuagésimo
B. N (in series) → septuagésimo/a m/f; (= fraction) → septuagésima parte f
see fifth for usage

seventieth

[ˈsɛvəntiəθ]
adjsoixante-dixième
his seventieth birthday → son soixante-dixième anniversaire
n
(gen)soixante-dixième mf
(= fraction) → soixante-dixième m

seventieth

adjsiebzigste(r, s)
n (= fraction)Siebzigstel nt; (in series) → Siebzigste(r, s)

seventieth

[ˈsɛvntɪɪθ]
1. adjsettantesimo/a
2. n (in series) → settantesimo/a; (fraction) → settantesimo
for usage see fifth

seventy

(ˈsevnti) noun
1. the number or figure 70.
2. the age of 70.
adjective
1. 70 in number.
2. aged 70.
seventy-
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.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is seventy years old.
References in classic literature ?
It is now that part of New York known as Bloomingdale, on the west side, between about Seventieth and One Hundredth Streets.
His nose was high, and of the kind called Roman, with nostrils that expanded, in his seventieth year, with the freedom that had distinguished them in youth.
Her way, I should say, lies somewhere between her sixtieth and seventieth year, and I have walked tete-e-tete with her for some little distance this afternoon.
Every article of furniture, from the chairs that came into the world with me and have worn so much better, though I was new and they were second-hand, to the mantle-border of fashionable design which she sewed in her seventieth year, having picked up the stitch in half a lesson, has its story of fight and attainment for her, hence her satisfaction; but she sighs at sight of her son, dipping and tearing, and chewing the loathly pen.
I saw an old man the other day, to my astonishment, making the holes with a hoe for the seventieth time at least, and not for himself to lie down in
They have selected for inclusion papers closely related to John Maynard Keynes and his General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money in recognition of the seventieth anniversary of that influential work.
SEVENTIETH birthday celebrations for Knowsley-based retail chain Ethel Austin will reward customers with a special promotional drive.
The occasion of the reunion is the seventieth birthday of Brian's first love, Jenny Tuxford, whom he had forsaken years ago in order to pursue his ambitions and see more of the world.
One highlight of the Jacob's Pillow summer 2000 was the weeklong party celebrating Paul Taylor's seventieth birthday.
The grand event is to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Queen Mum, Margaret's seventieth, Anne's fiftieth and William's eighteenth.
On the triple occasion of the completion of Wiseman's thirtieth documentary, Belfast, Maine (1999), his receiving the Irene Diamond Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to human-rights filmmaking, and his upcoming seventieth birthday, the Film Society of Lincoln Center is mounting a complete retrospective of his nonfiction films.
The book under review is to honor Kasdorf on the occasion of his seventieth birthday.