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four·teenth

 (fôr-tēnth′)
n.
1. The ordinal number matching the number 14 in a series.
2. One of 14 equal parts.

four·teenth′ adv. & adj.

fourteenth

(ˈfɔːˈtiːnθ)
adj
a. coming after the thirteenth in order, position, time etc. Often written: 14th
b. (as noun): the fourteenth in succession.
n
1. (Mathematics)
a. one of 14 equal or nearly equal parts of something
b. (as modifier): a fourteenth part.
2. (Mathematics) the fraction equal to one divided by 14 ()

four•teenth

(ˈfɔrˈtinθ, ˈfoʊr-)

adj.
1. next after the thirteenth; being the ordinal number for 14.
2. being one of 14 equal parts.
n.
3. a fourteenth part, esp. of one (1/14).
4. the fourteenth member of a series.
[before 900; Middle English fourtenthe, Old English fēowertēotha. See fourteen, -th2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fourteenth - position 14 in a countable series of thingsfourteenth - position 14 in a countable series of things
rank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
Adj.1.fourteenth - coming next after the thirteenth in positionfourteenth - coming next after the thirteenth in position
ordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
Translations
الرَّابِعَ عَشَرَالرابِع عشرجُزْ من 14
čtrnáctýčtrnáctina
fjortendefjortendedel
neljästoista
četrnaesti
tizennegyediktizennegyed
fjórtándifjórtándi hluti
十四番目の
열네 번째의
štrnástinaštrnásty
štirinajsti
fjortonde
อันดับที่สิบสี่
on dördüncüondörtte bir14.üncü
thứ mười bốn

fourteenth

[ˈfɔːˈtiːnθ]
A. ADJdecimocuarto
B. N
1. (in series) → decimocuarto/a m/f
2. (= fraction) → catorceavo m, catorceava parte f
see fifth for usage

fourteenth

[ˌfɔːrˈtiːnθ]
adjquatorzième
the fourteenth floor → le quatorzième étage
n
the fourteenth (= fourteenth day of month) → le quatorze
the fourteenth of August → le quatorze août
(= fourteenth part) → quatorzième m

fourteenth

adjvierzehnte(r, s)
n (= fraction)Vierzehntel nt; (of series)Vierzehnte(r, s) ? also sixteenth

fourteenth

[ˈfɔːˈtiːnθ]
1. adjquattordicesimo/a
2. n (in series) → quattordicesimo/a; (fraction) → quattordicesimo
for usage see fifth

fourteen

(foːˈtiːn) noun
1. the number or figure 14.
2. the age of 14.
adjective
1. 14 in number.
2. aged 14.
fourteen-
having fourteen (of something). a fourteen-volume encyclopaedia.
fourˈteenth noun
1. one of fourteen equal parts.
2. (also adjective) the last of fourteen (people things etc); the next after the thirteenth.
ˌfourˈteen-year-old noun
a person or animal that is fourteen years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is fourteen years old.

fourteenth

الرَّابِعَ عَشَرَ čtrnáctý fjortende vierzehnter δέκατος τέταρτος decimocuarto neljästoista quatorzième četrnaesti quattordicesimo 十四番目の 열네 번째의 veertiende fjortende czternasty décimo quarto четырнадцатый fjortonde อันดับที่สิบสี่ on dördüncü thứ mười bốn 第十四
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