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seven British & World English

Equivalent to the sum of three and four; one more than six, or three less than ten; 7

seven English Thesaurus

septenary

vii in seven British & World English

Equivalent to the sum of three and four; one more than six, or three less than ten; 7

seven-day British & World English

Lasting for a week

seven-up British & World English

A variety of the card game “all fours” in which the winner is the first to score seven points

Seven Sages British & World English

Seven wise Greeks of the 6th century bc, to each of whom a moral saying is attributed. The seven, named in a traditional list found in Plato, are Bias, Chilon, Cleobulus, Periander, Pittacus, Solon, and Thales

seven seas New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

all the oceans of the world (conventionally the Arctic, Antarctic, North Pacific, South Pacific, North Atlantic, South Atlantic, and Indian Oceans)

Seven Sisters British & World English

The star cluster of the Pleiades

Seven Sleepers British & World English

(In early Christian legend) seven noble Christian youths of Ephesus who fell asleep in a cave while fleeing from the Decian persecution and awoke 187 years later

Group of Seven British & World English

A group of seven leading industrial nations, consisting of the US, Japan, Germany, France, the UK, Italy, and Canada

the seven seas British & World English

All the oceans of the world (conventionally listed as the Arctic, Antarctic, North Pacific, South Pacific, North Atlantic, South Atlantic, and Indian Oceans)

Seven Years War British & World English

A war (1756–63) which ranged Britain, Prussia, and Hanover against Austria, France, Russia, Saxony, Sweden, and Spain

seven deadly sins New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

pride, covetousness, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth

the seven deadly sins British & World English

(In Christian tradition) the sins of pride, covetousness, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth

the seven-year itch British & World English

A supposed tendency to infidelity after seven years of marriage

Seven Hills of Rome British & World English

The seven hills on which the ancient city of Rome was built: Aventine, Caelian, Capitoline, Esquiline, Quirinal, Viminal, and Palatine

Group of Seventy-Seven British & World English

A grouping of the developing countries of the world established after the first United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in 1964 (originally consisting of 77 members but now with 130 member countries)

Seven Wonders of the World British & World English

The seven most spectacular man-made structures of the ancient world

nine days' wonder British & World English

Something that attracts great interest for a short while but is then forgotten

Seven Wonders of the World New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

the pyramids of Egypt, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, the temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Colossus of Rhodes, the statue of Zeus at Olympia, and the Pharos of Alexandria (or, in some versions, the walls of Babylon)

G7 British & World English

Group of Seven

the seven seas in seven British & World English

All the oceans of the world (conventionally listed as the Arctic, Antarctic, North Pacific, South Pacific, North Atlantic, South Atlantic, and Indian Oceans)

sevenfold British & World English

Seven times as great or as numerous

nine days' wonder in wonder British & World English

Something that attracts great interest for a short while but is then forgotten

the seven-year itch in seven British & World English

A supposed tendency to infidelity after seven years of marriage

G7 in Group of Seven British & World English

A group of seven leading industrial nations, consisting of the US, Japan, Germany, France, the UK, Italy, and Canada

007 British & World English

The fictional British secret agent James Bond, or someone based on, inspired by, or reminiscent of him

the seven deadly sins in seven British & World English

(In Christian tradition) the sins of pride, covetousness, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth

ladybird British & World English

A small beetle with a domed back which is typically red or yellow with black spots. Both the adults and larvae are important predators of aphids

24/7 British & World English

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week; all the time

seven-spot ladybird in ladybird British & World English

A small beetle with a domed back which is typically red or yellow with black spots. Both the adults and larvae are important predators of aphids


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