Seventy meaning

sĕvən-tē
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The cardinal number equal to 7 × 10.
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Seven times ten.
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The cardinal number between sixty-nine and seventy-one; 70; LXX.
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the seventies
  • The numbers or years, as of a century, from seventy through seventy-nine.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the seventies

Origin of seventy

  • Middle English from Old English -seofontig (in hundseofontig the decade seventy, seventy) septm̥ in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition