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"fifth" in British English

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fifthordinal number

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

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fifthnoun [C]

uk   /fɪfθ/ 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 equal parts 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, quinta parte…
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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“fifth” 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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