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third

noun
 
/θɜːd/
one of three equal parts of something; 1/3
Translations of “third”
in Korean 1/3…
in Arabic ثُلْث…
in French tiers, troisième…
in Turkish üçte bir…
in Italian terzo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 部分, 三分之一(某物三等份之其一)…
in Russian треть…
in Polish (jedna) trzecia, trzecia część…
in Spanish tercio, tercero…
in Portuguese terço…
in German das Drittel, der/die/das Dritte, dritt…
in Catalan terç, tercera part…
in Japanese 3分の1…
in Chinese (Simplified) 部分, 三分之一(某物三等份之一部分)…
(Definition of third noun from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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