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English

English ordinal numbers
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    Ordinal : twelfth
    Cardinal : twelve

Pronunciation

Numeral

twelfth

  1. (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number twelve, describing a person or thing in position number 12 of a sequence.
    The answer appears on the twelfth page of the book.
    She finished twelfth in the race.

Usage notes

English ordinal numbers may function as either an adjective or as a noun, and almost never appear in the plural.

Abbreviations

  • 12th, 12th; (in names of monarchs and popes) XII

Translations

Noun

Singular
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Plural
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  1. (fractional) One of twelve equal parts of a whole.
    A twelfth of 240 is 20.
    Five twelfths of the population voted in support of the proposal.

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