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seventy-nine

adjective

Definition of seventy-nine

:being one more than 78 in number
  • seventy-nine years
— see Table of Numbers

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seventy-nine

pronoun, plural in construction \ " \

Definition of seventy-nine

:79 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated
  • seventy-nine are here
  • seventy-nine were found

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seventy-nine

noun \ " \

Definition of seventy-nine

1 :nine and 70
2 a :79 units or objects
  • a total of seventy-nine
b :a group or set of 79
3 :the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 79
4 :the 79th in a set or series

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