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[sev-uh n-tee-wuhn] /ˈsɛv ən tiˈwʌn/
a cardinal number, 70 plus 1.
a symbol for this number, as 71 or LXXI.
a set of this many persons or things.
amounting to 71 in number. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • seventy-one of them were freed only last summer, after having to sign a letter admitting their part in inciting violent protests.
  • Three hundred and seventy-one blastocysts survived, and these were used to impregnate surrogate females.
  • In contrast, white males born the same year could be expected to live past seventy-one.
  • The other seventy-one drugs approved that year were variations of old drugs or deemed no better than drugs already on the market.
  • Now, at seventy-one, even his wispy beard denotes infirmity.
  • Those seventy-one years have had their share of scary moments.
  • He is seventy-one, and his eyes twinkle with a kind of humorous tolerance of what the world thinks and says.
  • Hirsch, aged seventy-one, is known for his willingness to challenge seemingly obvious conclusions.
  • Nearly two million e-mails are dispatched every second, a hundred and seventy-one billion messages a day.
  • In a single night, the failing dams killed a hundred and seventy-one thousand people.

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