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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)

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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

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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