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eighteenth

[ ey-teenth ]
/ ˈeɪˈtinθ /
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adjective
next after the seventeenth; being the ordinal number for 18.
being one of 18 equal parts.
noun
an eighteenth part, especially of one (1/18).
the eighteenth member of a series.
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Origin of eighteenth

before 900; Middle English eightenthe, eightethe,Old English eahtatēotha.See eighteen + -th2
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British Dictionary definitions for eighteenth

eighteenth
/ (ˈeɪˈtiːnθ) /

adjective
(usually prenominal)
  1. coming after the seventeenth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of eighteen: often written 18th
  2. (as noun)come on the eighteenth
noun
  1. one of 18 approximately equal parts of something
  2. (as modifier)an eighteenth part
the fraction that is equal to one divided by 18 (1/18)
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