seventy-second

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English[edit]

English ordinal numbers
 <  71st 72nd 73rd  > 
    Ordinal : seventy-second
    Cardinal : seventy-two

Numeral[edit]

seventy-second

  1. (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number seventy-two, describing a person or thing in position number 72 of a sequence.
    The answer appears on the seventy-second page of the book.
    She finished seventy-second 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.

Abbreviations[edit]

Noun[edit]

seventy-second (plural seventy-seconds)

  1. (fractional) One of seventy-two equal parts of a whole.
    A seventy-second of 1440 is 20.