seventy-second

adjective

Definition of seventy-second

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : being number 72 in a countable series the seventy-second day — see Table of Numbers
2 : being one of 72 equal parts into which something is divisible a seventy-second share of the money

seventy-second

noun
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Definition of seventy-second (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : number 72 in a countable series
2 : the quotient of a unit divided by 72 : one of 72 equal parts of something one seventy-second of the total

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“Seventy-second.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seventy-second. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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