AskDefine | Define fortieth

Dictionary Definition

fortieth adj : the ordinal number of forty in counting order [syn: 40th] n : position 40 in a countable series of things

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Pronunciation

  • (UK) /ˈfɔːtiəθ/, /fO:ti@T/
  • (US) /ˈfɔɻtiəθ/, /"fOrti@T/
  • Hyphenation: for·ti·eth

Adjective

  1. The ordinal form of the number forty.

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Noun

  1. The person or thing in the fortieth position.
  2. One of forty equal parts of a whole.

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