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ninthordinal number

uk   us   /naɪnθ/
A2 9th written as a word: The ninth ​letter of the ​alphabet is I. The ​springsemesterends on the ninth (of May).UK She was/came ninth in the ​nationalfinals.US She was/came in ninth in the ​nationalfinals.

ninthnoun [C]

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

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ninthadjective, adverb, noun [C]

 us   /nɑɪnθ/
(in the ​position of) the ​number 9 in a ​series; 9th: She ​currentlyranks ninth in the ​world. [C] Election ​dayfalls on the ninth of ​November this ​year. A ninth is one of nine ​equalparts of something.
(Definition of ninth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ninth”
in Arabic التّاسِع…
in Korean 9번째, 아홉 번째…
in Portuguese nono…
in Catalan novè…
in Japanese (9thの文字表記)9番目, 第9…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第九(的)…
in Turkish dokuzuncu…
in Russian девятый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第九(的)…
in Italian nono…
in Polish dziewiąty…
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