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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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next after the seventy-eighth; being the ordinal number for 79; being one of 79 equal parts; seventy-ninth part, esp. of one (<sup>1</sup>/<sub>79</sub>); the seventy-ninth member of a series

Usage examples (37)
  • We are slipping from our seventy-ninth to our eightieth year.
  • I am now living on borrowed time, being in my seventy-ninth year.
  • Mubarak celebrated his seventy-ninth birthday this year.
  • I thought so indeed for a man in his seventy-ninth year. for more
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