seventy-five

1 of 3

adjective

: being one more than 74 in number
seventy-five years
see Table of Numbers

seventy-five

2 of 3

pronoun, plural in construction

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

seventy-five

3 of 3

noun

"
1
: five and 70 : three times 25 : five fifteens
2
a
: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seventy-five. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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