septuagenarian


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sep·tu·a·ge·nar·i·an

 (sĕp′to͞o-ə-jə-nâr′ē-ən, -tyo͞o-, -cho͞o-)
n.
A person who is 70 years old or between the ages of 70 and 80.
adj.
1. Being 70 years old or between the ages of 70 and 80.
2. Of or relating to a septuagenarian.

[From Latin septuāgēnārius, of the number seventy, from septuāgēnī, seventy each, from septuāgintā, seventy; see Septuagint.]
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septuagenarian

(ˌsɛptjʊədʒɪˈnɛərɪən) or

septuagenary

n
a person who is from 70 to 79 years old
adj
1. being between 70 and 79 years old
2. of or relating to a septuagenarian
[C18: from Latin septuāgēnārius, from septuāgēnī seventy each, from septuāgintā seventy]
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sep•tu•a•ge•nar•i•an

(ˌsɛp tʃu ə dʒəˈnɛər i ən, -tu-, -tyu-)

adj.
1. of the age of 70 or between 70 and 80.
n.
2. a septuagenarian person.
[1705–15; < Latin septuāgēnāri(us) (septuāgēn(ī) seventy each, distributive of septuāgintā seventy + -ārius -ary) + -an1]
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Noun1.septuagenarian - someone whose age is in the seventies
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Translations
sedmdesátník
hetvenéves
maîur á áttræîisaldri
septyniasdešimtmetis
septiņdesmitgadīgais
yetmişlik kimse

septuagenarian

[ˌseptjʊədʒɪˈnɛərɪən]
A. ADJseptuagenario
B. Nseptuagenario/a m/f
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septuagenarian

[ˌsɛptʃuədʒɪˈnɛəriən]
nseptuagénaire mf
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septuagenarian

nSiebzigjährige(r) mf; to be a septuagenarianein(e) Siebziger(in) sein
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septuagenarian

[ˌsɛptjʊədʒɪˈnɛərɪən] n (frm) → settuagenario/a
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septuagenarian

(septjuədʒiˈneəriən) , ((American) -tʃuə-) noun
a person from seventy to seventy-nine years old.
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References in classic literature ?
But there passed across his vision an image of a haggard little septuagenarian taking measured sips of a glass of sugar and water and finding them quite impotent to sweeten his desolation.
Already a septuagenarian, tall, withered, pale, and wrinkled, the baroness exactly resembled those old women whom Schnetz puts into the Italian scenes of his "genre" pictures.
had the defect of tying the hands of the kings by compelling them to deliver the destinies of the nation into the control of the middle- aged men of the Chamber and the septuagenarians of the peerage; it robbed them of the right to lay hands on a man of statesmanlike talent wherever they could find him, no matter how young he was or how poverty-stricken his condition might be.
KARACHI -- Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) has claimed the life of a septuagenarian man at a private hospital in Karachi, taking the total death toll caused by the deadly infection to 10 reported so far this year in the city, officials said on Saturday.
The inferno killed the septuagenarian and her grandchildren who have been living with their grandmother since the death of their father.
Kaufman is 72 years old, on tour with her septuagenarian band mates.
FAISALABAD -- Two persons including a septuagenarian woman were injured when a building collapsed in Mansoorabad police station area.
Rica Zamora, a septuagenarian, found that magic on the dance floor.
According to Washington Post, the septuagenarian was found guilty of child abuse and second-degree murder by Prince George's County Circuit Court, Judge Karen Mason.
A septuagenarian couple was killed when they crossed a dangerous stretch of the General Santos-Digos City national highway and was hit by a passing private van in Barangay Talas of Sulop town in Davao del Sur past 6 p.m.
The septuagenarian was the seventh case of imported malaria to surface in Taiwan over the past year.
Pete Price (another septuagenarian) also had his broadcasting output severely curtailed by Radio City to just Sunday, and it probably won't be long before he's asked to step down by bosses too.