Meaning of “ordinal number” - Learner’s Dictionary

ordinal number

noun [ C ] uk us /ˌɔːdɪnəlˈnʌmbər/ (also ordinal)

a number such as 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc that shows the order of things in a list

(Definition of “ordinal number” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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