Meaning of “eighth” in the English Dictionary

"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)