seventy-five

adjective
being five more than seventy
Syn: ↑75, ↑lxxv
Similar to: ↑cardinal

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I. \\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
: being one more than 74 in number

seventy-five years

— see number table
II. pronoun, plural in construction
: 75 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated

seventy-five are here

seventy-five were found

III. noun
1. : five and 70 : three times 25 : five fifteens
2.
a. : 75 units or objects

a total of seventy-five

b. : a group or set of 75
3. : the numberable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 75
4. : the 75th in a set or series
5. : a 75 millimeter gun; especially : the fieldpiece of this caliber used in the armies of France and of the United States in World War I — often written 75

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/sev"euhn tee fuyv"/, n.
1. a cardinal number, 70 plus 5.
2. a symbol for this number, as 75 or LXXV.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
4. Mil.
a. a gun with a 75-mm caliber.
b. the field gun of that caliber used in the French and U.S. armies in World War I.
adj.
5. amounting to 75 in number.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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