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third

ordinal number [S] uk   /θɜːd/  us   /θɝːd/
A2 3rd written as a word: the third road on the right the third time "What's the date today?" "It's the third (of July)." She was/came third in the competition.
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noun [C] uk   /θɜːd/  us   /θɝːd/

third noun [C] (PART)

B2 one of three equal parts of something: He cut the cake into thirds (= three equal parts).

third noun [C] (QUALIFICATION)

(also third-class degree) [C] an undergraduate degree from a university in the UK and some other countries that is below a second-class degree
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