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nineteenth

[ nahyn-teenth ]
/ ˈnaɪnˈtinθ /
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adjective

next after the eighteenth; being the ordinal number for 19.
being one of 19 equal parts.

noun

a nineteenth part, especially of one (1/19).
the nineteenth member of a series.

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Origin of nineteenth

before 900; Middle English nyntenthe (see nineteen, -th2); replacing nientethe,Old English nigonteotha;see nine, tithe
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British Dictionary definitions for nineteenth

nineteenth
/ (ˌnaɪnˈtiːnθ) /

adjective

(usually prenominal)
  1. coming after the eighteenth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc, being the ordinal number of nineteen. Often written: 19th
  2. (as noun)the nineteenth was rainy

noun

  1. one of 19 approximately equal parts of something
  2. (as modifier)a nineteenth part
the fraction that is equal to one divided by 19 (1/19)
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