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seventh

[ sev-uhnth ]
/ ˈsɛv ənθ /
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adjective

next after the sixth; being the ordinal number for seven.
being one of seven equal parts.

noun

a seventh part, especially of one (1/7).
the seventh member of a series.
Music.
  1. a tone on the seventh degree from a given tone (counted as the first).
  2. the interval between such tones.
  3. the harmonic combination of such tones.

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Origin of seventh

before 950; Middle English; see seven, -th2; replacing Middle English sevethe,Old English seofotha
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