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twen·ti·eth

 (twĕn′tē-ĭth, twŭn′-)
n.
1. The ordinal number matching the number 20 in a series.
2. One of 20 equal parts.

twen′ti·eth adv. & adj.

twentieth

(ˈtwɛntɪɪθ)
adj
(Mathematics) (usually prenominal)
a. coming after the nineteenth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of twenty: often written 20th
b. (as noun): he left on the twentieth.
n
1. (Mathematics)
a. one of 20 approximately equal parts of something
b. (as modifier): a twentieth part.
2. (Mathematics) the fraction that is equal to one divided by 20 ()
[from Old English twentigotha]

twen•ti•eth

(ˈtwɛn ti ɪθ, ˈtwʌn-)

adj.
1. next after the nineteenth; being the ordinal number for 20.
2. being one of 20 equal parts.
n.
3. a twentieth part, esp. of one (1/20).
4. the twentieth member of a series.
[before 900; Middle English twentithe, Old English twentigotha. See twenty, -eth2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.twentieth - position 20 in a countable series of thingstwentieth - position 20 in a countable series of things
rank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
Adj.1.twentieth - coming next after the nineteenth in positiontwentieth - coming next after the nineteenth in position
ordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
Translations
العِشْرُونَالعِشْرينجُزْء من عِشْرين
vintè
dvacátýdvacetina
tyvende
kahdeskymmenes
dvadeseti
huszadikhuszad
tuttugasti
二十番目の
스무 번째의
dvadsatinadvadsiaty
dvajseti
tjugonde
ลำดับที่ยี่สิบ
yirminci1/2020.nciyirmide bir
thứ hai mươi

twentieth

[ˈtwentɪɪθ]
A. ADJvigésimo
B. N (in series) → vigésimo/a m/f; (= fraction) → veintésimo m
see fifth for usage

twentieth

[ˈtwɛntiəθ]
adj
(in order, series)vingtième
the twentieth time → la vingtième fois
(date) the twentieth of May → le vingt mai
n (= fraction) → vingtième m

twentieth

adjzwanzigste(r, s); a twentieth partein Zwanzigstel nt
n (in series) → Zwanzigste(r, s); (= fraction)Zwanzigstel nt ? also sixth

twentieth

[ˈtwɛntɪɪθ]
1. adjventesimo/a
2. n (in series) → ventesimo/a; (fraction) → ventesimo
for usage see fifth

twenty

(ˈtwenti) noun
1. the number or figure 20.
2. the age of 20.
adjective
1. 20 in number.
2. aged 20.
ˈtwenties noun plural
1. the period of time between one's twentieth and thirtieth birthdays.
2. the range of temperatures between twenty and thirty degrees.
3. the period of time between the twentieth and thirtieth years of a century.
ˈtwentieth noun
1. one of twenty equal parts.
2. (also adjective) (the) last of twenty (people, things etc); (the) next after the nineteenth.
twenty-
having twenty (of something).
ˈtwenty-year-old noun
a person who is twenty years old.
adjective
(of a person or thing) twenty years old.

twentieth

العِشْرُونَ dvacátý tyvende zwanzigster εικοστός vigésimo kahdeskymmenes vingtième dvadeseti ventesimo 二十番目の 스무 번째의 twintigste tjuende dwudziesty vigésimo двадцатый tjugonde ลำดับที่ยี่สิบ yirminci thứ hai mươi 第二十的
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