seventy-three

adjective
being three more than seventy
Syn: ↑73, ↑lxxiii
Similar to: ↑cardinal

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I. \\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
: being one more than 72 in number

seventy-three years

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

seventy-three are here

seventy-three were found

III. noun
1. : three and 70
2.
a. : 73 units or objects

a total of seventy-three

b. : a group or set of 73
3. : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 73
4. : the 73d in a set or series

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/sev"euhn tee three"/, n.
1. a cardinal number, 70 plus 3.
2. a symbol for this number, as 73 or LXXIII.
3. a set of this many persons or things.
adj.
4. amounting to 73 in number.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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