seventeenth
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seventeenth(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (ordinal number)
a. decimoséptimo
The seventeenth edition of the bestselling novel was just printed.La decimoséptima edición de la exitosa novela acaba de imprimirse.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (in a series)
a. el decimoséptimo
(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).
, la decimoséptima
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Everyone is anticipating the premier of the composer's latest symphony. It will be his seventeenth.Todo el mundo está esperando el estreno de la última sinfonía del compositor. Será su decimoséptima.
3. (in dates)
a. el diecisiete
(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).
We'll be arriving December seventeenth and staying until New Year's.Llegaremos el diecisiete de diciembre y nos quedaremos hasta el Año Nuevo.
4. (fraction)
a. el diecisieteavo
(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).
You can't reduce three seventeenths to a smaller fraction.No se pueden reducir tres diecisieteavos a una fracción más pequeña.
b. la decimoséptima parte
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A seventeenth of the company's profits are dedicated to charity.Una decimoséptima parte de las ganancias de la empresa se destinan a caridad.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
5. (before a superlative)
a. decimoséptimo
My hometown has the seventeenth largest population in the country.My ciudad natal tiene la decimoséptima población más grande del país.
6. (in a competition)
a. en decimoséptimo lugar
Alejandro placed seventeenth in the city marathon.Alejandro quedó en decimoséptimo lugar en el maratón de la ciudad.
7. (in a series)
a. en decimoséptimo lugar
I go seventeenth on the audition list, so I've still got at least 20 minutes.Estoy en decimoséptimo lugar en la lista de audición, entonces aún me quedan 20 minutos.
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seventeenth
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fraction)
a. la diecisieteavo m, decimoséptima parte
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (in series)
a. el decimoséptimo(a)
(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).
la decimoséptimo(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (of month)
a. el diecisiete
(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).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (general)
a. decimoséptimo(a)
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seventeenth [ˈsevnˈtiːnθ]
adjective
decimoséptimo
the seventeenth century el siglo diecisiete
noun
(in series) decimoséptimoadecimoséptima (m) (f);a decimoséptima (fraction) decimoséptima parte (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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seventeenth century
siglo XVII
March seventeenth
el diecisiete de marzo
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