# 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]
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## 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"
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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
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## thirty

[ˈθɜːrti] numtrente
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## 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
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## thirty

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

třicet tredive kolmekymmentä trideset 三十 30 trettio สามสิบ ba mươi
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References in classic literature ?
Our ships of peace patrol thirty and one hundred seventy-five.
Food of no sort had passed her lips in more than thirty hours, and her last meal had been a scanty breakfast of dry bread.
Then he went out, into a series of picturesque enterprises, until he had built up a four-square fortune; and recently, in 1907, he came back to be the head of the telephone business, and to complete the work of organization that he started thirty years before.
The day after that in which the scene we have just described had taken place on the road between Bellegarde and Beaucaire, a man of about thirty or two and thirty, dressed in a bright blue frock coat, nankeen trousers, and a white waistcoat, having the appearance and accent of an Englishman, presented himself before the mayor of Marseilles.
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.
There Burton, who was completely worn out, lay ill for several months, during which time Speke made a push to the northward of more than three hundred miles, going as far as Lake Okeracua, which he came in sight of on the 3d of August; but he could descry only the opening of it at latitude two degrees thirty minutes.
I've got you, and thirty millions couldn't buy you, nor three thousand millions, nor 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.
Actually, as I said, I am but just gone thirty, and I may reasonably regard life, as the saying is, all before me.
God's own mad lover should do anything for the kiss, but not for thirty thousand dollars a year.
Thirty years later, only the thick walls were standing, with the dull red brick showing here and there through a matted growth of clinging vines.

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