noun, plural seventies.
a cardinal number, 10 times 7.
a symbol for this number, as 70 or LXX.
a set of this many persons or things.
seventies, the numbers, years, degrees, or the like from 70 through 79, as in referring to numbered streets, indicating the years of a lifetime or of a century, or referring to degrees of temperature:
They live in the Seventies. His uncle is in his early seventies. It was in the seventies yesterday.
the Seventy, the body of scholars who produced the Septuagint.
amounting to 70 in number.
noun (pl) -ties
the cardinal number that is the product of ten and seven See also number (sense 1)
a numeral, 70, LXX, etc, representing this number
(pl) the numbers 70–79, esp the 70th to the 79th year of a person’s life or of a particular century
the amount or quantity that is seven times as big as ten
something represented by, representing, or consisting of 70 units
amounting to seventy: the seventy varieties of fabric
(as pronoun): to invite seventy to the wedding
adjective 1. next after the sixty-ninth; being the ordinal number for 70. 2. being one of 70 equal parts. noun 3. a seventieth part, especially of one (1/70). 4. the seventieth member of a series. adjective 1. (usually prenominal) being the ordinal number of seventy in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc: often written […]
[sev-uh n-tee-eyt] /ˈsɛv ən tiˈeɪt/ noun 1. a cardinal number, 70 plus 8. 2. a symbol for this number, as 78 or LXXVIII. 3. a set of this many persons or things. adjective 4. amounting to 78 in number. noun, plural 78s, 78’s. 1. an early type of shellac-based phonograph record that played at 78 […]
[sev-uh n-tee-eytth, -eyth] /ˈsɛv ən tiˈeɪtθ, -ˈeɪθ/ adjective 1. next after the seventy-seventh; being the ordinal number for 78. 2. being one of 78 equal parts. noun 3. a seventy-eighth part, especially of one (1/78). 4. the seventy-eighth member of a series.
[sev-uh n-tee-fifth] /ˈsɛv ən tiˈfɪfθ/ adjective 1. next after the seventy-fourth; being the ordinal number for 75. 2. being one of 75 equal parts. noun 3. a seventy-fifth part, especially of one (1/75). 4. the seventy-fifth member of a series.