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[sev-uh n-tee-fahyv] /ˈsɛv ən tiˈfaɪv/
a cardinal number, 70 plus 5.
a symbol for this number, as 75 or LXXV.
a set of this many persons or things.
  1. a gun with a 75-mm caliber.
  2. the field gun of that caliber used in the French and U.S. armies in World War I.
amounting to 75 in number. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The building and its furnishings reflect the lifestyle of the prominent family which lived in the house for seventy-five years.
  • seventy-five percent of the papers either explicitly or implicitly accepted the consensus view.
  • He has published seventy-five scientific journal papers, one book, and dozens of technical reports and popular science articles.
  • seventy-five huge rooms with walk-in showers, balconies-some with hot tubs-with great views of the city and the port.
  • seventy-five percent of your body's energy expenditure goes to temperature regulation.
  • Today, they account for seventy-five per cent of it.
  • seventy-five percent of the time, they correctly predicted subjects' interests.
  • seventy-five percent of us die from cardiovascular disease, cancer, or stroke.
  • The rule of this holy founder consists of seventy-five chapters.
  • He was seventy-five years old and he had this same serenity, this satisfaction of a finished task.

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