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seventeen

noun sev·en·teen \ˌse-vən-ˈtēn, ˌse-bəm-\

: the number 17

Full Definition of SEVENTEEN

— see number table
seventeen adjective
seventeen pronoun, plural in construction
sev·en·teenth \-ˈtēn(t)th\ adjective or noun

Origin of SEVENTEEN

seventeen, adjective, from Middle English seventene, from Old English seofontēne; akin to Old English tīen ten
First Known Use: 14th century
SEVENTEEN Defined for Kids

1seventeen

adjective sev·en·teen \ˌse-vən-ˈtēn\

Definition of SEVENTEEN for Kids

:  being one more than 16

2seventeen

noun

Definition of SEVENTEEN for Kids

:  one more than 16 :  17

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