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twelfthadjective, adverb, noun [C]

us   /twelfθ/
(a person or thing) coming immediately after the eleventh and before all others: She finished twelfth in her age group. [C] We will arrive on the twelfth of December.
A twelfth is one of twelve equal parts of something.
(Definition of twelfth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “twelfth”
in Arabic الثاني عَشَر…
in Korean 열두 번째, 12번째…
in Portuguese duodécimo…
in Catalan dotzè…
in Japanese (12th の文字表記)12番目の, 第12の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第十二(的)…
in Turkish onikinci…
in Russian двенадцатый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第十二(的)…
in Italian dodicesimo…
in Polish dwunasty…
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