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seventy-eighth

[ sev-uhn-tee-eytth, -eyth ]
/ ˈsɛv ən tiˈeɪtθ, -ˈeɪθ /
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adjective

next after the seventy-seventh; being the ordinal number for 78.
being one of 78 equal parts.

noun

a seventy-eighth part, especially of one (1/78).
the seventy-eighth member of a series.

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