eighteenth


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eight·eenth

 (ā-tēnth′)
n.
1. The ordinal number matching the number 18 in a series.
2. One of 18 equal parts.

eight·eenth′ adv. & adj.

eighteenth

(ˈeɪˈtiːnθ)
adj
(Mathematics) (usually prenominal)
a. coming after the seventeenth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of eighteen: often written 18th
b. (as noun): come on the eighteenth.
n
1. (Mathematics)
a. one of 18 approximately equal parts of something
b. (as modifier): an eighteenth part.
2. (Mathematics) the fraction that is equal to one divided by 18 ()

eight•eenth

(ˈeɪˈtinθ)

adj.
1. next after the seventeenth; being the ordinal number for 18.
2. being one of 18 equal parts.
n.
3. an eighteenth part, esp. of one (1/18).
4. the eighteenth member of a series.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eighteenth - position 18 in a countable series of things
rank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
Adj.1.eighteenth - coming next after the seventeenth in positioneighteenth - coming next after the seventeenth in position
ordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
Translations
الثَّامِنَ عَشَرالثّامِن عَشَر
dihuitèdivuitè
osmnáctý
attende
kahdeksastoista
osamnaesti
tizennyolcadiktizennyolcad
átjándiátjándi hluti
十八番目の
열여덟 번째의
osemnástinaosemnásty
osemnajstiosemnajstina
artondeartondel
ที่สิบแปด
on sekizinci1/1818.ncion sekizde bir
thứ mười tám

eighteenth

[ˈeɪˈtiːnθ]
A. ADJdecimoctavo
on her eighteenth birthdaycuando cumple/cumplió los dieciocho años
B. Ndecimoctavo/a m/f; (= fraction) → decimoctava parte f, dieciochoavo m
see fifth for usage

eighteenth

[ˌeɪˈtiːnθ]
adjdix-huitième
the eighteenth floor → le dix-huitième étage
her eighteenth birthday → son dix-huitième anniversaire
n
(= fraction) → dix-huitième m
(= date) the eighteenth of August → le dix-huit août

eighteenth

adjachtzehnte(r, s)
n (= fraction)Achtzehntel nt; (of series)Achtzehnte(r, s) ? sixteenth

eighteenth

[ˈeɪˈtiːnθ]
1. adjdiciottesimo/a
2. n (in series) → diciottesimo/a; (fraction) → diciottesimo
for usage see fifth

eighteen

(eiˈtiːn) noun
1. the number or figure 18.
2. the age of 18. a girl of eighteen.
adjective
1. 18 in number. eighteen horses.
2. aged 18. He is eighteen now.
eighteen-
having eighteen. an eighteen-page booklet.
ˌeighˈteenth noun
1. one of eighteen equal parts. seventeen eighteenths.
2. (also adjective) (the) last of eighteen (people, things etc); (the) next after the seventeenth. He was eighteenth in the competition; the eighteenth storey.
ˌeighˈteen-year-old noun
He is married to an eighteen-year-old.
adjective
an eighteen-year-old girl.

eighteenth

الثَّامِنَ عَشَر osmnáctý attende achtzehnter δέκατος όγδοος decimoctavo kahdeksastoista dix-huitième osamnaesti diciottesimo 十八番目の 열여덟 번째의 achttiende attende osiemnasty décimo oitavo восемнадцатый artonde ที่สิบแปด on sekizinci thứ mười tám 第十八的
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