seventeenth

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English[edit]

English ordinal numbers
 <  16th 17th 18th  > 
    Ordinal : seventeenth
    Cardinal : seventeen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌsɛvnˈtiːnθ/
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  • Rhymes: -iːnθ
  • Hyphenation: sev‧en‧teenth

Numeral[edit]

seventeenth

  1. (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number seventeen.

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]

17th, 17th; (in names of monarchs and popes) XVII

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

seventeenth (plural seventeenths)

  1. (fractional) One of seventeen equal parts of a whole.
    A seventeeth of 340 is 20.
  2. (music) An interval of two octaves and a third.

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