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twelfthordinal number

uk   us   /twelfθ/
12th written as a word: Our next ​meeting is on the twelfth (of May).

twelfthnoun [C]

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

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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 ​agegroup. [C] We will ​arrive on the twelfth of ​December. A twelfth is one of twelve ​equalparts 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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