# twentieth

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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:
 Noun 1 twentieth - position 20 in a countable series of thingsrank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority" Adj. 1 twentieth - coming next after the nineteenth in position20thordinal - 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

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

dvacátý tyvende kahdeskymmenes dvadeseti 二十番目の 스무 번째의 tjugonde ลำดับที่ยี่สิบ thứ hai mươi
References in classic literature ?
The only rational thing for the twentieth-century folk to do is to cover up the well; to make the twentieth century in truth the twentieth century, and to relegate to the nineteenth century and all the preceding centuries the things of those centuries, the witch-burnings, the intolerances, the fetiches, and, not least among such barbarisms.
As to the line of separation between external and internal taxes, this would leave to the States, at a rough computation, the command of two thirds of the resources of the community to defray from a tenth to a twentieth part of its expenses; and to the Union, one third of the resources of the community, to defray from nine tenths to nineteen twentieths of its expenses.
In the highest army circles from midday on the nineteenth, a great, excitedly bustling activity began which lasted till the morning of the twentieth, when the memorable battle of Austerlitz was fought.
The stages of the swift and universal collapse of the financial and scientific civilisation with which the twentieth century opened followed each other very swiftly, so swiftly that upon the foreshortened page of history--they seem altogether to overlap.
Ever since, by his beloved brother's deathbed, Levin had first glanced into the questions of life and death in the light of these new convictions, as he called them, which had during the period from his twentieth to his thirty-fourth year imperceptibly replaced his childish and youthful beliefs--he had been stricken with horror, not so much of death, as of life, without any knowledge of whence, and why, and how, and what it was.
The grandest field that ever was; and all my own; not a competitor; not a man who wasn't a baby to me in acquirements and capacities; whereas, what would I amount to in the twentieth century?
At the time that the projectile was as high as the tenth parallel, north latitude, it seemed rigidly to follow the twentieth degree, east longitude.
And undoubtedly it would have been a very large one, if only a twentieth part of the gentlemen without grooms had had occasion to alight; but they had not; and it is often an ill-natured circumstance like this, which spoils the most ingenious estimate in the world.
It was only the twentieth of September, when Agnes and the children reached Paris.
There, in the twentieth chapter of the Life of Pope Alexander VI.
This is the twentieth century, my dear fellow, and duelling went out of fashion before you and I were born.
Japan's officers reorganized the Chinese army; her drill sergeants made the mediaeval warriors over into twentieth century soldiers, accustomed to all the modern machinery of war and with a higher average of marksmanship than the soldiers of any Western nation.

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