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twentieth meaning

EN[ˈtwɛntiəθ]
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    Definition of twentieth in English Dictionary

  • NounPLtwentiethsSUF-eth
    1. A person or thing in the twentieth position.
      1. One of twenty equal parts of a whole.
      2. Adjective
        1. The ordinal form of the number twenty.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • In the first half of the twentieth century, Mars devastated Europe. ‎
            • Madame Nazimova has brought a twentieth century Camille to the silvercloth. (Motion Picture Magazine, December 1921)
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Uncomparable adjectives
            • Morphemes
              • Suffixes
                • Words by suffix
                  • Words suffixed with -eth
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
              Related Links:
              1. en twentieths
              2. en twentiethly
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of twentieth for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "twentieth" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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