Definition of seventy-five

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 74 in number seventy-five years — see Table of Numbers
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Definition of seventy-five (Entry 2 of 3)

: 75 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated seventy-five are here seventy-five were found


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Definition of seventy-five (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : five and 70 : three times 25 : five fifteens
2a : 75 units or objects a total of seventy-five
b : a group or set of 75
3 : the numberable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 75
4 : the 75th in a set or series
5 : a 75 millimeter gun especially : the fieldpiece of this caliber used in the armies of France and of the U.S. in World War I often written 75

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“Seventy-five.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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