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 ?
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
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.
It is now that part of New York known as Bloomingdale, on the west side, between about Seventieth and One Hundredth Streets.
Dr Ghebreyesus, an Ethiopian national, was elected to serve a five- year-term by member states during the Seventieth World Health Assembly in May 2017.
The seventieth anniversary for the passage of the United Nations Partition of Palestine Resolution 181, which coincides on this day, was highlighted on the front page of the dailies with al-Quds printing the headline: AaAaAeAcAaAaAeA@1/4oe70 years since the partition decision 181, the wound is s pleading.
Saints in Carousel is the artist's seventieth solo exhibition.
To mark the seventieth anniversary of the publication of Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, the United Nations Department of Public Information, in partnership with New Yorks Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect and Facing History and Ourselves, will host an interactive educational programme for more than 500 high school students on Thursday, 9 November, at New York Headquarters.
Earlier in his welcome address, Tariq Haq, Regional Sales Director, OUP Pakistan, said that OUP has published the Platinum Series to celebrate the country's seventieth birthday.
The event coincided with the commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of Pakistan's Independence and the Seventieth year of the establishment of diplomatic relations with Australia.
The North American Indian books and portfolios held in the museum's collections are the seventieth of a limited edition that had been acquired by subscription between 1908 and 1930.