seventy-three

adjective

Definition of seventy-three

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 72 in number seventy-three years — see Table of Numbers
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Definition of seventy-three (Entry 2 of 3)

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

seventy-three

noun
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Definition of seventy-three (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : three and 70
2a : 73 units or objects a total of seventy-three
b : a group or set of 73
3 : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 73
4 : the 73d in a set or series

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“Seventy-three.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seventy-three. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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