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sixthadjective, adverb, noun [C]

 us   /sɪksθ/
(in the ​position of) the ​number 6 in a ​series; 6th: This ​skater is ranked sixth in the ​world. [C] We ​leave on the sixth of ​June. A sixth is one of six ​equalparts of something.
(Definition of sixth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"sixth" in British English

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sixthordinal number

uk   us   /sɪksθ/
A2 6th written as a word: I have to ​return my ​librarybooks on the sixth (of July). Jim was/came sixth in the 100 ​metres.

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sixthnoun [C]

uk   us   /sɪksθ/
(Definition of sixth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sixth”
in Arabic السّادِس…
in Korean 여섯 번쨰, 6번째…
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 Chinese (Simplified) 第六(的)…
in Turkish altıncı…
in Russian шестой…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第六(的)…
in Italian sesto…
in Polish szósty…
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