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seventy

Saltos de línea: sev|enty
Pronunciación: /ˈsɛv(ə)nti
 
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Definición de seventy en inglés:

cardinal número (plural seventies)

1The number equivalent to the product of seven and ten; ten less than eighty; 70: about seventy people attended seventy were arrested (Roman numeral: lxx or LXX)
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Most works of philosophy that run to seventy or eighty volumes are hard to summarize.
  • The agency is to allocate between seventy and eighty grants all over the country.
  • Most of the cards sold today are variations on themes introduced seventy to eighty years ago.
1.1 (seventies) The numbers from seventy to seventy-nine, especially the years of a century or of a person’s life: Dad was now in his seventies
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It almost has the look of a city of the future, as seen in movies of the seventies and eighties!
  • Your work from the sixties and seventies would certainly lend support to that claim.
  • He was an icon to many of my Belfast school friends in the late seventies who were starting their own bands.
1.2Seventy years old: she was nearly seventy
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He referred to a higher mortality rate of infant travellers and said that female travellers tended not to reach the age of seventy as often as female members of the settled community did.
  • The government should increase funding to Primary Schools by gradually raising the pensionable age to seventy, with a reasonable warning period.
  • And I told him that my mother and father, my two aunts, my two grandparents on both sides, they all died around the age of seventy.
1.3Seventy miles an hour: doing about seventy
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Even though we were only going thirty miles an hour the other guy was going seventy.
1.4A size of garment or other merchandise denoted by seventy.

Origen

Old English hundseofontig, from hund- (of uncertain origin) + seofon 'seven' + -tig (see -ty2).

Derivados

seventieth

1
ordinal número
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Now, in the year of his seventieth birthday, Starchev is preparing for a new exhibition.
  • Congratulations to Jim Elliott, Crooke, who celebrated his seventieth birthday recently.
  • Prague-born pianist Ivan Moravec celebrated his seventieth birthday in 2000.

seventyfold

2
adjetivo& adverbio
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The two investigators confirmed early work indicating that cellular extracts can change the stiffness of dermis between tenfold and seventyfold.

Palabras que riman con seventy

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