# 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.

## eighteenth

(ˈeɪˈtiːnθ)
(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 ()
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## eight•eenth

(ˈeɪˈtinθ)

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:
 Noun 1 eighteenth - position 18 in a countable series of thingsrank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority" Adj. 1 eighteenth - coming next after the seventeenth in position18thordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
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Translations
الثَّامِنَ عَشَرالثّامِن عَشَر
dihuitèdivuitè
osmnáctý
attende
kahdeksastoista
osamnaesti
átjándiátjándi hluti

열여덟 번째의
osemnástinaosemnásty
osemnajstiosemnajstina
artondeartondel
ที่สิบแปด
on sekizinci1/1818.ncion sekizde bir
thứ mười tám

## eighteenth

[ˈeɪˈtiːnθ]
on her eighteenth birthdaycuando cumple/cumplió los dieciocho años
B. Ndecimoctavo/a m/f; (= fraction) → decimoctava parte f, dieciochoavo m
see fifth for usage
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

## eighteenth

[ˌeɪˈtiːnθ]
the eighteenth floor →
her eighteenth birthday →
n
(= fraction) →
(= date) the eighteenth of August →
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## eighteenth

n (= fraction)Achtzehntel nt; (of series)Achtzehnte(r, s) ? sixteenth
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

## eighteenth

[ˈeɪˈtiːnθ]
2. n (in series) → diciottesimo/a; (fraction) → diciottesimo
for usage see fifth
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

## eighteen

(eiˈtiːn) noun
1. the number or figure 18.
2. the age of 18. a girl of eighteen.
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.
an eighteen-year-old girl.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

## eighteenth

osmnáctý attende kahdeksastoista osamnaesti 十八番目の 열여덟 번째의 artonde ที่สิบแปด thứ mười tám
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References in classic literature ?
One age followed another until the first years of the eighteenth Christian century saw the reign of Aurungzebe, Emperor of the Moguls.
Elizabethan prose, all too chaotic in the beauty and force which overflowed into it from Elizabethan poetry, and incorrect with an incorrectness which leaves it scarcely legitimate prose at all: then, in reaction against that, the correctness of Dryden, and his followers through the eighteenth century, determining the standard of a prose in the proper sense, not inferior to the prose of the Augustan age in Latin, or of the "great age in France": and, again in reaction against this, the wild mixture of poetry and prose, in our wild nineteenth century, under the influence of such writers as Dickens and Carlyle: such are the three periods into which the story of our prose literature divides itself.
On the eighteenth the directors meet, and, instead of the customary dividend, a double dividend will be declared."
In Witness whereof we have hereunto subscribed our names at Cape Cod the eleventh of November, in the Raigne of our Sovereigne Lord, King James of England, France, and Ireland, the eighteenth, and of Scotland, the fiftie-fourth, Anno.
When I had reached my eighteenth Year I was recalled by my Parents to my paternal roof in Wales.
Perhaps I may venture to add that personally I find it advisable to pass hastily over the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and so gain as much time as possible for the nineteenth.
Each century has its Saint-Peter's of Rome; in the seventeenth century, the Val-de-Grâce; in the eighteenth, Sainte-Geneviève.

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