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Meaning of “fifth” in the English Dictionary

"fifth" in British English

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fifthordinal number

uk   us   /fɪfθ/
A2 5th written as a word: the fifth ​floor of the ​building Tomorrow is the fifth (ofSeptember). I was/came fifth in the ​race.

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fifthnoun [C]

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

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fifthadjective, adverb, noun [C]

 us   /fɪfθ/
(a ​person or thing) coming ​immediately after the fourth and before all ​others: Leo was fifth in the ​race. [C] Tomorrow is the fifth of ​September. A fifth is one of five ​equalparts of something.
(Definition of fifth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fifth”
in Korean 5번째, 다섯 번째…
in Arabic الخامِس…
in Malaysian satu per lima, kelima…
in French cinquième…
in Russian пятый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第五(的)…
in Italian quinto…
in Turkish beşinci…
in Polish piąty…
in Spanish quinto…
in Vietnamese một phần năm, thứ năm…
in Portuguese quinto…
in Thai 1 ใน 5 ส่วน, คนที่ห้า…
in German das Fünftel, der/die/das Fünfte…
in Catalan cinquè…
in Japanese (5thの文字表記)5番目の, 第5の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第五(的)…
in Indonesian seperlima, kelima…
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