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twentieth

adjective, adverb, noun [C]  /ˈtwen·ti·ɪθ/ us  
(in the position of) the number 20 in a series; 20th: This is our twentieth wedding anniversary. [C] The meeting is on the twentieth of November. A twentieth is one of twenty equal parts of something.
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