seventeen

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    Cardinal: seventeen
    Ordinal: seventeenth
    Multiplier: seventeenfold

Pronunciation[change]

  • (next word stressed near the first syllable)
    (UK) (US) IPA: /ˈsɛv.ən.tiːn/
  • (file)
  • (next word stressed after the first syllable)
    (UK) (US) IPA: /ˌsɛv.ənˈtiːn/

Determiner[change]

Determiner
seventeen

  1. (number) (ordinal seventeenth) Seventeen is the number that is after sixteen and before eighteen. It can also be written as 17.
    Seventeen birds sit on the roof.

Noun[change]

Singular
seventeen

Plural
seventeens

  1. The number 17.
    Seven and ten makes seventeen.
  2. A set of seventeen things or persons.
    The seventeen were leaving the city.
  3. To be seventeen years old.
    In some countries, you may vote when you are seventeen