Meaning of “seventy” in the English Dictionary

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"seventy" in British English

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seventynumber [ C ]

uk /ˈsev.ən.ti/ us /ˈsev.ən.t̬i/

A2 the number 70:

sixty-nine, seventy, seventy-one
This house was built seventy years ago.

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  • At seventy, he still retains his impish grin.
  • They nicked him for driving at seventy in a fifty speed limit area.
  • At seventy she was surprisingly broadminded.

(Definition of “seventy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"seventy" in American English

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us /ˈsev·ən·ti/


Grandpa turned seventy last week.
a seventy-room hotel

(Definition of “seventy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)