noun, plural sev·en·ties.
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Example sentences from the Web for seventy
Francis is well into his seventies, looks it, has a mild demeanor and soft speaking style; but his rhetoric is electrifying.
The Rizzoli in New York City was no ordinary bookstore in its seventies heyday.The Bookstore That Bewitched Mick Jagger, John Lennon, and Greta Garbo|Felice Picano|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Until the seventies, women here were free to wear almost whatever they wanted.Saudi Activist Manal Al-Sharif on Why She Removed the Veil|Manal Al Sharif, Advancing Human Rights|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That generation was killed by the dictatorship here in the seventies.
A friend of mine says that the problem with Argentina is that we missed the seventies.
In the early seventies the Pennsylvania system was organized and the Vanderbilts acquired control of lines as far west as Chicago.The Boss and the Machine|Samuel P. Orth
He would have made property faster to let his land lie bare until in the 'seventies.Vandemark's Folly|Herbert Quick
“My story begins back in the early seventies,” began the old man in a thoughtful and his usual hesitating tone.The Haunted Sentry Box of Porto Rico|Lewis Miller
In the early seventies a Birmingham manufacturer, the former partner of Mr Chamberlain gave for it £2,300.Social Transformations of the Victorian Age|T. H. S. (Thomas Hay Sweet) Escott
Eighteen of these had either retained a nucleus during the seventies or were first formed during that decade.A History of Trade Unionism in the United States|Selig Perlman
British Dictionary definitions for seventy
noun plural -ties
- amounting to seventythe seventy varieties of fabric
- (as pronoun)to invite seventy to the wedding