Meaning of “third” in the English Dictionary

"third" in English

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thirdordinal number [ S ]

uk /θɜːd/ us /θɝːd/

A2 3rd written as a word:

the third road on the right
the third time
"What's the date today?" "It's the third (of July)."
She was/came third in the competition.

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uk /θɜːd/ us /θɝːd/

third noun (QUALIFICATION)

also third-class degree [ C ] an undergraduate degree from a university in the UK and some other countries that is below a second-class degree

third noun (BASEBALL)

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

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thirdadjective, adverb, noun [ C ]

us /θɜrd/

(a person or thing) coming immediately after the second and before all others:

My horse finished third in the race.
[ C ] They were married on the third of November.

A third is one of three equal parts of something.

(Definition of “third” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)