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seventy-third

EnglishEdit

English ordinal numbers
 <  72nd 73rd 74th  > 
    Ordinal : seventy-third
    Cardinal : seventy-three

NumeralEdit

seventy-third

  1. (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number seventy-three, describing a person or thing in position number 73 of a sequence.
    The answer appears on the seventy-third page of the book.
    She finished seventy-third 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.

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NounEdit

seventy-third (plural seventy-thirds)

  1. (fractional) One of seventy-three equal parts of a whole.
    A seventy-third of 1460 is 20.