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Meaning of “fourth” in the English Dictionary

"fourth" in British English

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fourthordinal number

uk   /fɔːθ/  us   /fɔːrθ/
A2 4th written as a word: My ​birthday is on the fourth (ofDecember). Daniel was/came fourth in the ​race.

fourthnoun [C]

(Definition of fourth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fourth" in American English

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fourthadjective, adverb, noun [C]

 us   /fɔrθ, foʊrθ/
(in the ​position of) the ​number 4 in a ​series; 4th: Mark ​finished fourth in the ​race. [C] My ​birthday is on the fourth of ​December. A fourth is one of four ​equalparts of something.
(Definition of fourth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"fourth" in Business English

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fourthadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /fɔːθ/
relating to the last three-month ​period of a company's ​financialyear: Manufacturing ​outputfell 0.2% in the fourth ​quarter. the company's fourth-periodvehicleproductionplans
(Definition of fourth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fourth”
in Arabic الرّابِع…
in Korean 4번째, 네번째…
in Portuguese quarto…
in Catalan quart…
in Japanese (4thの文字表記)4番目の, 第4の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第四(的), ¼四分之一…
in Turkish dördüncü…
in Russian четвертый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第四(的), ¼四分之一…
in Italian quarto…
in Polish czwarty…
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