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sev·en·ty

 (sĕv′ən-tē)
n.
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.
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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"
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Translations
جيل السَّبْعيناتدَرجات الحَرارَه بين 70 و80فَتْرَة السَّبْعينات من القَرْن
mezi sedmdesáti a osmdesáti letypřes sedmdesát stupňůsedmdesátá léta
halvfjerdsernehalvfjerdsgraderne
hetveneshetvenes: a hetvenes évek
áttræîisalduráttundi áratugurmilli sjötíu og áttatíu
sedemdesiate roky
70-79 arasında olanyetmişler

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.
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