fourth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “fourth” in the English Dictionary

"fourth" in British English

See all translations

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]

mainly US a quarter noun : Three fourths of his ​students, or 75%, come from the ​localarea.
(Definition of fourth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fourth" in American English

See all translations

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

See all translations

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…
What is the pronunciation of fourth?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
public school

in England, an expensive type of private school (= school paid for by parents not by the government)

Word of the Day