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ordinal

noun [C] uk   /ˌɔː.dɪ.nəl/ us    /ˌɔːr.dən.əl/ ( also ordinal number)
a number such as 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, that shows the position of something in a list of things: Fifth and 200th are ordinal numbers.
Translations of “ordinal”
in Spanish (número) ordinal…
in French (nombre) ordinal…
in German die Ordnungszahl…
in Chinese (Traditional) 序數詞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 序数词…
(Definition of ordinal from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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