seventy-eighth

adjective

Definition of seventy-eighth

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : being number 78 in a countable series the seventy-eighth day — see Table of Numbers
2 : being one of 78 equal parts into which something is divisible a seventy-eighth share of the money

seventy-eighth

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Definition of seventy-eighth (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : number 78 in a countable series
2 : the quotient of a unit divided by 78 : one of 78 equal parts of something one seventy-eighth of the total

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“Seventy-eighth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seventy-eighth. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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