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seventeen

number uk   /ˌsev.ənˈtiːn/ us  
A1 the number 17: I'm nearly seventeen so I should be able to do what I want. They've been married for seventeen years.
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in Korean 열일곱, 17…
in Arabic سَبْعة عَشَر…
in French dix-sept, dix-sept ans…
in Turkish on yedi, on yedi rakamı…
in Italian diciassette…
in Chinese (Traditional) (數位)17…
in Russian семнадцать…
in Polish siedemnaście…
in Spanish diecisiete, diecisiete años…
in Portuguese dezessete…
in German die Sieben, die Siebzehn…
in Catalan disset…
in Japanese 17, 17の…
in Chinese (Simplified) (数字)17…
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