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fif·teenth

 (fĭf-tēnth′)
n.
1. The ordinal number matching the number 15 in a series.
2. One of 15 equal parts.

fif·teenth′ adv. & adj.

fifteenth

(ˈfɪfˈtiːnθ)
adj
a. coming after the fourteenth in order, position, time, etc. Often written: 15th
b. (as noun): the fifteenth of the month.
n
1. (Mathematics)
a. one of 15 equal or nearly equal parts of something
b. (as modifier): a fifteenth part.
2. (Mathematics) the fraction equal to one divided by 15 ()
3. (Music, other)
a. an interval of two octaves
b. one of two notes constituting such an interval in relation to the other, esp the one higher in pitch
c. an organ stop of diapason quality sounding a note two octaves higher than that normally produced by the key depressed; a two-foot stop

fif•teenth

(ˈfɪfˈtinθ)

adj.
1. next after the fourteenth; being the ordinal number for 15.
2. being one of 15 equal parts.
n.
3. a fifteenth part, esp. of one (1/15).
4. the fifteenth member of a series.
[before 900; Middle English fiftenthe (see fifteen, -th2), earlier fiftethe, Old English fīftēotha]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fifteenth - position 15 in a countable series of things
rank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
Adj.1.fifteenth - coming next after the fourteenth and just before the sixteenth in positionfifteenth - coming next after the fourteenth and just before the sixteenth in position
ordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
Translations
الـخَامِسَ عَشَرَالخامس عَشَرجُزْء من خمسَة عَشْرَة
quinzè
patnáctýpatnáctina
femtendefemtendedel
viidestoista
petnaesti
tizenötödiktizenötöd
fimmtándifimmtándi hluti
十五番目の
열다섯 번째의
pätnástinapätnásty
petnajsti
femtonde
ลำดับที่สิบห้า
on beşincion beşte bir1/1515.nci
thứ mười lăm

fifteenth

[fɪfˈtiːnθ]
A. ADJdecimoquinto
B. N (in series) → decimoquinto/a m/f; (= fraction) → quinceavo m, quinceava parte f
see fifth for usage

fifteenth

[ˌfɪfˈtiːnθ]
adjquinzième
the fifteenth floor → le quinzième étage
n
the fifteenth (= day of month) → le quinze
the fifteenth of August → le quinze août
(= fraction) → quinzième m

fifteenth

adjfünfzehnte(r, s)
nFünfzehnte(r, s); (= part, fraction)Fünfzehntel nt ? also sixteenth

fifteenth

[fɪfˈtiːnθ]
1. adjquindicesimo/a
2. n (in series) → quindicesimo/a; (fraction) → quindicesimo
for usage see fifth

fifteen

(fifˈtiːn) noun
1. the number or figure 15.
2. the age of 15.
3. a team containing fifteen members. a rugby fifteen.
adjective
1. 15 in number.
2. aged 15.
fifteen-
having fifteen (of something). a fifteen-page report.
ˌfifˈteenth noun
1. one of fifteen equal parts.
2. (also adjective) (the) last of fifteen (people, things etc); (the) next after the fourteenth.
ˌfifˈteen-year-old noun
a person or animal that is fifteen years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is fifteen years old.

fifteenth

الـخَامِسَ عَشَرَ patnáctý femtende fünfzehnter δέκατος πέμπτος decimoquinto viidestoista quinzième petnaesti quindicesimo 十五番目の 열다섯 번째의 vijftiende femtende piętnasty décimo quinto пятнадцатый femtonde ลำดับที่สิบห้า on beşinci thứ mười lăm 第十五的
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