Definitions

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  • noun The cardinal number immediately following seventy-two and preceding seventy-four.

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  • adjective being three more than seventy

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Examples

  • Nineteen seventy-three may have ushered in the age of détente, but I was out of tune with the times.

    The Dark Side of Innocence

  • The New York Times reported his age as seventy-three, while other newspapers gave it as sixty-eight.

    A Covert Affair

  • We were seventy-three but she looked seventy-five and I looked sixty-eight and we both knew it.

    The Bird House

  • By the time the riot broke up, sixteen people had been hurt and seventy-three were arrested.

    Burial for a King

  • We were seventy-three but she looked seventy-five and I looked sixty-eight and we both knew it.

    The Bird House

  • The women range in age from nineteen to seventy-three.

    The Memory Palace

  • The New York Times reported his age as seventy-three, while other newspapers gave it as sixty-eight.

    A Covert Affair

  • Nineteen seventy-three may have ushered in the age of détente, but I was out of tune with the times.

    The Dark Side of Innocence

  • By the time the riot broke up, sixteen people had been hurt and seventy-three were arrested.

    Burial for a King

  • At seventy-three, my heavy-set father convinced me we could build it.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Dad

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