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"sixth" in British English

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sixthordinal number

uk   /sɪksθ/ us   /sɪksθ/
A2 6th written as a word: I have to return my library books on the sixth (of July). Jim was/came sixth in the 100 metres.

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sixthnoun [C]

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

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sixthadjective, adverb, noun [C]

us   /sɪksθ/
(in the position of) the number 6 in a series; 6th: This skater is ranked sixth in the world. [C] We leave on the sixth of June.
A sixth is one of six equal parts of something.
(Definition of sixth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sixth”
in Arabic السّادِس…
in Korean 여섯 번쨰, 6번째…
in Portuguese forma ordinal de seis…
in Catalan sisè…
in Japanese (6thの文字表記)6番目の, 第6の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第六(的)…
in Turkish altıncı…
in Russian шестой…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第六(的)…
in Italian sesto…
in Polish szósty…
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“sixth” in British English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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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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