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Meaning of seventeen by Wiktionary Dictionary

seventeen


    Etymology

    Middle English, from Old English seofontīene, from Proto-Germanic *sebuntehun .

    Alternative forms

    • Arabic numerals: 17. Roman numerals: XVII

    Pronunciation

    Cardinal numeral

    seventeen

    1. The cardinal number occurring after sixteen and before eighteen, represented in Roman numerals as XVII and in Arabic numerals as 17 .

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Explanation of seventeen by Wordnet Dictionary

seventeen


    Adjective
    1. being one more than sixteen

    Noun
    1. the cardinal number that is the sum of sixteen and one



    Definition of seventeen by GCIDE Dictionary

    seventeen


    1. Seventeen a. [OE. seventene, AS. seofontȳne, i. e., seven-ten. Cf. Seventy.] One more than sixteen; ten and seven added; as, “seventeen years”.

    2. Seventeen, n.
      1. The number greater by one than sixteen; the sum of ten and seven; seventeen units or objects.

      2. A symbol denoting seventeen units, as 17, or xvii.