seventy
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. setenta
My grandmother is seventy years old, but she looks way younger.Mi abuela tiene setenta años, pero parece mucho más joven.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (number)
a. el setenta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Seventy multiplied by seven is four hundred and ninety.Setenta multiplicado por siete es cuatrocientos noventa.
seventies
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (decade)
a. los años setenta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Led Zeppelin became one of the biggest bands in the world in the seventies.Led Zeppelin se convirtió en una de las bandas más importantes del mundo en los años setenta.
4. (approximate age)
a. setenta y pico (colloquial)
I can't believe you're in your seventies. You look really young!No puedo creer que tengas setenta y pico. ¡Te ves muy joven!
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seventy [ˈsevntɪ]
adjective
pronoun
setenta
noun
(numeral) setenta (m)
to be in one's seventies
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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