eighth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “eighth” in the English Dictionary

"eighth" in British English

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eighthordinal number

uk   us   /eɪtθ/
A2 8th written as a word: He was/came eighth in the ​race. Bob's ​birthday is on the eighth (ofJune).
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eighthnoun [C]

uk   us   /eɪtθ/
one of eight ​equalparts of something: An eighth of 32 is 4.
(Definition of eighth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"eighth" in American English

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eighthadjective, adverb, noun [C]

 us   /eɪtθ, eɪθ/
(in the ​position of) the ​number 8 in a ​series; 8th: He ​finished eighth in the ​race. [C] Clarice was ​born on the eighth of ​August. An eighth is one of eight ​equalparts of something.
(Definition of eighth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “eighth”
in Arabic ثامِن…
in Korean 8번째, 여덟 번째…
in Portuguese oitavo…
in Catalan vuitè…
in Japanese (8thの文字表記)8番目の, 第8の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第八(的)…
in Turkish sekizinci…
in Russian восьмой…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第八(的)…
in Italian ottavo…
in Polish ósmy…
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