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seventy

Pronunciation: /ˈsevənti/

Translation of seventy in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • setenta (masculine) there were seventy of us éramos setenta during the seventies en la década de los setenta, en los (años) setenta he's in his seventies tiene unos setenta y tantos años, tiene setenta y pico de años [colloquial/familiar] temperatures in the lower/upper seventies temperaturas de entre setenta y setenta y cinco/de entre setenta y cinco y ochenta grados Fahrenheit (before noun/delante del nombre) seventies fashions/music modas (feminine plural)/música (feminine) de los (años) setenta

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