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sixth

ordinal number uk   /sɪksθ/ us  
A2 6th written as a word: I have to return my library books on the sixth (of July). England were/came sixth in the 100 metres.
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noun [C] uk   /sɪksθ/ us  
one of six equal parts of something: Cut the cake into sixths.
Translations of “sixth”
in Korean 여섯 번쨰, 6번째…
in Arabic السّادِس…
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 Italian sesto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第六(的)…
in Russian шестой…
in Turkish altıncı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第六(的)…
in Polish szósty…
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