seventy-ninth

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English[edit]

English ordinal numbers
 <  78th 79th 80th  > 
    Ordinal : seventy-ninth
    Cardinal : seventy-nine

Numeral[edit]

seventy-ninth

  1. (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number seventy-nine, describing a person or thing in position number 79 of a sequence.
    The answer appears on the seventy-ninth page of the book.
    She finished seventy-ninth in the race.

Usage notes[edit]

English ordinal numbers may function as either an adjective or as a noun, and almost never appear in the plural.

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Noun[edit]

seventy-ninth (plural seventy-ninths)

  1. (fractional) One of seventy-nine equal parts of a whole.
    A seventy-ninth of 1580 is 20.