# thirty

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## thir·ty

(thûr′tē)
n. pl. thir·ties
1. The cardinal number equal to 3 × 10.
2. thirties
a. A decade or the numbers from 30 to 39: They settled down in their thirties. The temperature fell into the thirties.
b. often Thirties The decade from 30 to 39 in a century.
3. An indication of the end of a news story, usually written 30.
4. Sports The second point that is scored by one side in tennis.

[Middle English thritty, thirty, from Old English thrītig; see trei- in Indo-European roots.]

## thirty

(ˈθɜːtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Mathematics) the cardinal number that is the product of ten and three. See also number1
2. (Mathematics) a numeral, 30, XXX, etc, representing this number
3. (plural) the numbers 30–39, esp the 30th to the 39th year of a person's life or of a century
4. (Mathematics) the amount or quantity that is three times as big as ten
5. something representing, represented by, or consisting of 30 units
determiner
a. amounting to thirty: thirty trees.
b. (as pronoun): thirty are broken.
[Old English thrītig; see three, -ty1]

## thir•ty

(ˈθɜr ti)

n., pl. -ties,
1. a cardinal number, 10 times 3.
2. a symbol for this number, as 30 or XXX.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. thirties, the numbers from 30 through 39, as in referring to the years of a lifetime or of a century or to degrees of temperature.
5. amounting to 30 in number.
[before 900; Middle English thritty, Old English thrītig=thrī three + -tig -ty1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 thirty - the cardinal number that is the product of ten and threelarge integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten Adj. 1 thirty - being ten more than twenty    cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
Translations
الثلاثونالرَّقم 30ثلاثونثَلَاثُونعُمْر ال 30
trenta
třicettřicet lettřicetiletý
tredive
tridek
kolmkümmend
kolmekymmentä
trideset
harminc
òrjátíuòrjátíu ára

30
triginta
ketvirta dešimtisketvirtasis dešimtmetistemperatūra tarp 30 ir 40 laipsniųtrisdešimttrisdešimtas
treizeci
tridsaťtridsať rokov
tridesettrideseta leta
trettio
สามสิบ
otuzotuz yaşıotuz yaşında
ba mươi

## thirty

[ˈθɜːtɪ]
B. Ntreinta m
the thirties (1930s) → los años treinta
to be in one's thirtiestener treinta y tantos años
see fifty for usage

## thirty

[ˈθɜːrti] numtrente

## thirty

adjdreißig; thirty-one/-twoein-/zweiundreißig; a thirty-second note (US Mus) → nt
nDreißig f; the thirties (= era); one’s thirties (= age)die Dreißiger ? also sixty

## thirty

[ˈθɜːtɪ] adj & ntrenta (m) inv
for usage see fifty

## thirty

(ˈθəːti) noun
1. the number or figure 30.
2. the age of 30.
1. 30 in number.
2. aged 30.
ˈthirties noun plural
1. the period of time between one's thirtieth and fortieth birthdays.
2. the range of temperatures between thirty and forty degrees.
3. the period of time between the thirtieth and fortieth years of a century.
ˈthirtieth noun
1. one of thirty equal parts.
2. (also adjective) the last of thirty (people, things etc); the next after the twenty-ninth.
thirty-
having thirty (of something). a thirty-pound fine.
ˈthirty-year-old noun
a person or animal that is thirty years old.
(of a person, animal or thing) that is thirty years old.

## thirty

třicet tredive kolmekymmentä trideset 三十 30 trettio สามสิบ ba mươi
References in classic literature ?
Our ships of peace patrol thirty and one hundred seventy-five.
With ten men less I should have the right of avoiding any armed encounter, on account of the small number of my people; and if the encounter should take place, my chance is better with thirty men than forty.
At twelve- thirty I ate dinner and in the afternoon I swam and rode.
For the third part of thirty pounds you could rent a four-roomed house, but what is a four-roomed house, what is thirty pounds, compared to the glory of being a member of a club?
His income to-day is at least thirty thousand a year.
It would be pitiful to tell how their days were spent to accomplish this end; how the dollars had been saved for thirty years and the picayunes hoarded; and yet, not half enough gathered
Actually, as I said, I am but just gone thirty, and I may reasonably regard life, as the saying is, all before me.
I'm sure hungry for you, little woman," he murmured "You make thirty millions look like thirty cents.
The second that we shall mention is the tyranny of the Cypselidse, at Corinth, which continued seventy-seven years and six months; for Cypselus was tyrant there thirty years, Periander forty-four, and Psammetichus, the son of Georgias, three years; the reason for which was, that Cypselus was a popular man, and governed without guards.
This island, lying near to the eastern coast of Africa, is in the sixth degree of south latitude, that is to say, four hundred and thirty geographical miles below the equator.
At the present moment (August, 1853) there is a suit before the court which was commenced nearly twenty years ago, in which from thirty to forty counsel have been known to appear at one time, in which costs have been incurred to the amount of seventy thousand pounds, which is A FRIENDLY SUIT, and which is
Let the reader picture to himself, crowning a limestone hillock, an oblong mass of masonry fifteen feet in height, thirty wide, forty long, with a gate, an external railing and a platform; on this platform sixteen enormous pillars of rough hewn stone, thirty feet in height, arranged in a colonnade round three of the four sides of the mass which support them, bound together at their summits by heavy beams, whence hung chains at intervals; on all these chains, skeletons; in the vicinity, on the plain, a stone cross and two gibbets of secondary importance, which seemed to have sprung up as shoots around the central gallows; above all this, in the sky, a perpetual flock of crows; that was Montfauçon.

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