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"eighteenth" in British English

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eighteenthordinal number

uk   us   /ˌeɪˈtiːnθ/
18th written as a word: Next ​Monday is the eighteenth (ofFebruary).

eighteenthnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌeɪˈtiːnθ/
(Definition of eighteenth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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eighteenthadjective, adverb, noun [C]

 us   /eɪtˈtinθ/
(in the ​position of) the ​number 18 in a ​series; 18th: He ​ranks eighteenth in the ​world. [C] Ann-Marie’s ​birthday is the eighteenth of ​October. An eighteenth is one of eighteen ​equalparts of something.
(Definition of eighteenth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “eighteenth”
in Arabic ثامِن عَشَر…
in Korean 18번째, 열 여덟 번째…
in Portuguese décimo oitavo…
in Catalan divuitè…
in Japanese (18thの文字表記)18番目の, 第18の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第十八(的)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第十八(的)…
in Italian diciottesimo…
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