seventeenth\ˌse-vən-ˈtēn(t)th , ˌse-bᵊm- \adjective or noun
Examples of seventeen in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe signature aria calls for nine impossibly effortless high Cs, and Pavarotti received a record seventeen curtain calls.
Reagan Alexander, PEOPLE.com, 13 June 2019 One day, a nervous kid of about seventeen showed up, carrying a bucket full of cleaning supplies.
Adrian Chen, The New Yorker, 8 Dec. 2014 Unlike other U.S. networks, which would commonly dedicate fifteen-to-seventeen minutes of ad time per hour, AJAM sold just six.
Jessica Loudis, New Republic, 20 June 2017 Hayange, where unemployment is seventeen per cent, used to be a bastion of the left, but its political landscape is in flux.
Lauren Collins, The New Yorker, 8 May 2017
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