# seventy

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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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## seventy

(ˈsɛvəntɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Mathematics) the cardinal number that is the product of ten and seven. See also number1
2. (Mathematics) a numeral, 70, LXX, etc, representing this number
3. (Mathematics) (plural) the numbers 70–79, esp the 70th to the 79th year of a person's life or of a particular century: She continued to work into her seventies.; temperatures in the high seventies.
4. (Mathematics) the amount or quantity that is seven times as big as ten
5. something represented by, representing, or consisting of 70 units
determiner
a. amounting to seventy: the seventy varieties of fabric.
b. (as pronoun): to invite seventy to the wedding.
[Old English seofentig]
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## sev•en•ty

(ˈsɛv ən ti)

n., pl. -ties,
1. a cardinal number, 10 times 7.
2. a symbol for this number, as 70 or LXX.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. seventies, the numbers from 70 through 79, as in referring to the years of a lifetime or of a century or to degrees of temperature.
5. amounting to 70 in number.
[1150–1200; Middle English; Old English seofontig. See seven, -ty1]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 seventy - the cardinal number that is the product of ten and sevenlarge integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten Adj. 1 seventy - being ten more than sixty    cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
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Translations
الرَّقم 70السَّبْعونسبعونسَبْعُونعُمْر السَّبْعين
setanta
sedmdesátsedmdesát letsedmdesátiletý
halvfjerdshalvfjerds århalvfjerds år gammel
sepdek
seitsemänkymmentä
sedamdeset
hetven
sjötíusjötíu ára

70
septuaginta
aštuntas dešimtmetisseptyniasdešimtseptyniasdešimtasseptyniasdešimtiesseptyniasdešimties metų
şaptezeci
sedemdesiatsedemdesiat rokov
sedemdesetsedemdeseta leta
sjuttio
sabini
เจ็ดสิบ
yetmişyetmiş yaşıyetmiş yaşında
bảy mươi

## seventy

[ˈsevntɪ]
B. Nsetenta m
see fifty for usage
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## seventy

[ˈsɛvənti] numsoixante-dix
He's seventy → Il a soixante-dix ans.
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## seventy

nSiebzig f
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## seventy

[ˈsɛvntɪ] adj & nsettanta (m) inv
for usage see fifty
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## seventy

(ˈsevnti) noun
1. the number or figure 70.
2. the age of 70.
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.
(of a person, animal or thing) that is seventy years old.
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## seventy

sedmdesát halvfjerds seitsemänkymmentä sedamdeset 七十 70 sjuttio เจ็ดสิบ bảy mươi
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