seventy-eighth

EnglishEdit

English ordinal numbers
 <  77th 78th 79th  > 
    Ordinal : seventy-eighth
    Cardinal : seventy-eight

NumeralEdit

seventy-eighth

  1. (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number seventy-eight, describing a person or thing in position number 78 of a sequence.
    The answer appears on the seventy-eighth page of the book.
    She finished seventy-eighth in the race.

Usage notesEdit

English ordinal numbers may function as either an adjective or as a noun, and almost never appear in the plural.

AbbreviationsEdit

  • 78th, 78th

NounEdit

seventy-eighth (plural seventy-eighths)

  1. (fractional) One of seventy-eight equal parts of a whole.
    A seventy-eighth of 1560 is 20.

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