Definition of “fifth” - English Dictionary

“fifth” in English

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fifthordinal number

uk /fɪfθ/ us /fɪfθ/

A2 5th written as a word:

the fifth floor of the building
Tomorrow is the fifth (of September).
I was/came fifth in the race.

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fifthnoun [ C ]

uk /fɪfθ/ us /fɪfθ/

(Definition of “fifth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“fifth” in American English

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fifthadjective, adverb, noun [ C ]

us /fɪfθ/

(a person or thing) coming immediately after the fourth and before all others:

Leo was fifth in the race.
[ C ] Tomorrow is the fifth of September.

A fifth is one of five equal parts of something.

(Definition of “fifth” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)