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seventh

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noun sev·enth \ˈse-vən(t)th, ˈse-bəm(t)th\

Simple Definition of seventh

  • : number seven in a series

  • : one of seven equal parts of something

Full Definition of seventh

plural sevenths play \ˈse-vən(t)s, -vən(t)ths; ˈse-bəm(t)s, -bəm(t)ths\

  1. 1 — see number table

  2. 2a :  a musical interval embracing seven diatonic degreesb :  a tone at this interval; specifically :  leading tonec :  the harmonic combination of two tones a seventh apart

seventh adjective or adverb

Examples of seventh

  1. Only about a seventh of the town voted for her.



12th Century

First Known Use of seventh

12th century




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