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fourth

[ fawrth, fohrth ]
/ fɔrθ, foʊrθ /
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Definition of fourth

adjective
noun
adverb
in the fourth place; fourthly.
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Origin of fourth

First recorded before 950; Middle English fourthe, Old English fēowertha; see four, -th2
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British Dictionary definitions for fourth

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Medical definitions for fourth

fourth
[ fôrth ]

adj.
Coming after third, as in order, place, rank, time, or quality.
Being the digit that is next to and on the outermost side of the third digit, as on a foot.

Other words from fourth

fourth n.
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