noun, plural sev·en·ties.
Examples from the Web for seventy
Seventy three percent of students at David Douglas High School in Portland, Oregon are low-income.
Seventy years ago, a little girl was buried alive by a German missile.Life Under Air Strikes: Children Under Fire Will Never Forget — or Forgive|Clive Irving|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Seventy years ago the fate of Europe was decided in a few bloody hours on the beaches of Normandy.
Seventy percent of these went to British, Irish, and Germans.
Seventy years ago, a deadly battle took place in the Micronesian Sea.
A man of seventy and a boy of fourteen were running for the forest.The Scouts of the Valley|Joseph A. Altsheler
They were short of provisions, and we gave them a barrel of ship-bread, and seventy pounds of beef.Audubon and his Journals, Volume I (of 2)|Maria R. Audubon
He wanted "compensation" for not getting any plunder out of Holy Cross, so he robbed Mr. Ryan of seventy thousand dollars.Curly|Roger Pocock
The king squandered upon her some seventy odd millions of the public money as money is now valued.Fragonard|Haldane Macfall
Seventy or seventy-five thousand dollars, besides your house and barn money, shall be my limit.The Fat of the Land|John Williams Streeter
British Dictionary definitions for seventy
noun plural -ties
- amounting to seventythe seventy varieties of fabric
- (as pronoun)to invite seventy to the wedding