Language: Old English
Origin: seofontig, from seofon 'seven'


1 the number 70

the seventies

[plural] also the '70s, the 1970sTMC the years from 1970 to 1979:
We lost touch during the seventies.
the early/mid/late seventies
In the early seventies, Sag Harbor was still a peaceful village.

be in your seventies

TMC to be aged between 70 and 79
early/mid/late seventies
Bill must be in his mid seventies now.

in the seventies

if the temperature is in the seventies, it is between 70 degrees and 79 degrees
in the low/mid/high seventies
sunny, with temperatures in the mid seventies
seventieth adjective:
her seventieth birthday

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