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seventy-five

[sev-uh n-tee-fahyv] /ˈsɛv ən tiˈfaɪv/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 70 plus 5.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 75 or LXXV.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
4.
Military.
  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.
adjective
5.
amounting to 75 in number.
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  • Today, they account for seventy-five per cent of it.
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  • 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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