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"eighth" in British English

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eighthordinal number

uk   /eɪtθ/  us   /eɪtθ/
A2 8th written as a word: He was/came eighth in the race. Bob's birthday is on the eighth (of June).

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eighthnoun [C]

uk   /eɪtθ/  us   /eɪtθ/
(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 equal parts 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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“eighth” in British English

A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
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May 24, 2016
by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

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