Translation of "third" - English-Spanish dictionary


uk /θɜːd/ us /θɜrd/

A2 3rd written as a word

noun uk /θɜːd/ us /θɜrd/

one of three equal parts of something; 1/3

tercio, tercera parte

(Translation of “third” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /θəːd/

one of three equal parts

a third of the population.

( also adjective ) the last of three (people, things etc); the next after the second

the third person in the queue.
thirdly adverb

in the third place

en tercer lugar
Firstly, I haven’t enough money. Secondly, I’m too old and thirdly, it’s raining.
third-class adjective, adverb

of or in the class next after or below the second

de tercera clase
They were looked upon as third-class citizens.
third degree noun

a severe method of questioning people, sometimes using torture etc

interrogatorio exhaustivo, (someter a alguien) al tercer grado
The police gave him the third degree.
third party noun

a third person who is not directly involved in an action, contract etc

Was there a third party present when the two of you agreed to the sale?
third-rate adjective

of very bad quality

de baja categoría, de poca monta
a third-rate performance.
the Third World noun

the developing countries, those not part of or aligned with the two main powers

el Tercer Mundo
the needs of the Third World.

(Translation of “third” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)