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thousandth

ordinal number uk   us   /ˈθaʊ.zə/
1,000th written as a word: Sir Alex Ferguson celebrated his thousandth match as manager of Manchester United.

thousandth

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈθaʊ.zə/
one of a thousand equal parts of something: a/one thousandth of a millimetre thick
Translations of “thousandth”
in Korean 1000번째의, 천번째의…
in Arabic الألْف…
in Portuguese milésimo…
in Catalan mil·lèsim…
in Japanese (1000th の文字表記)1000番目の, 第1000の…
in Italian millesimo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第一千…
in Russian тысячный…
in Turkish bininci…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第一千…
in Polish tysięczny…
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