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seventy-four

[sev-uh n-tee-fawr, -fohr] /ˈsɛv ən tiˈfɔr, -ˈfoʊr/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 70 plus 4.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 74 or LXXIV.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 74 in number.
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  • seventy-four years after the zeppelin, another gas giant arises.
  • In all, he spent twenty-eight of his seventy-four years in confinement.
  • Such was his perfectionism that during his lifetime he published only a single book, of seventy-four pages.
  • seventy-four years old, he was descending into senility, and was soon to suffer a stroke.
  • seventy-four days after treatment with adoptive t-cell therapy, the cancer was gone, and it has not returned.
  • seventy-four guest rooms all have satellite cable television, room service, free weekday newspaper and complimentary coffee.
  • Its seventy-four guest rooms have fully functioning kitchens equipped with refrigerators, dishwashers and microwaves.
  • In the event, the audience totals a hundred and seventy-four.
  • He was seventy-four years old and had been a great sufferer for many years.

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