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EN[fɔːθ] [fɔɹθ] [fo(ː)ɹθ] [foəθ] [-ɔː(ɹ)θ]
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WFourth
  • Fourth or 4th can refer to:
  • Fourth, the ordinal number following third
  • fraction (mathematics), one quarter or ¼, equal to 0.25
  • Preceded by the, refers to the United States holiday of Independence Day, celebrated on the Fourth of July.
EN Fourth

    Definition of fourth in English Dictionary

  • NounPLfourths
    1. (not used in the plural) The person or thing in the fourth position.
      1. (chiefly American) A quarter, one of four equal parts of a whole.
        1. (not used in the plural) The fourth gear of an engine.
          1. (music) A musical interval which spans four degrees of the diatonic scale, for example C to F (C D E F).
          2. Adjective
            1. The ordinal form of the number four.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • The fourth type, quadradic solidarity, with four obligatory constituents, is not well attested.
                • ... the simplest thing John Prescott could do, to help secure a fourth term for Labour, would be to disapparate, taking his fellow revenants with him. ( - The Observer)
                • Wolves swept aside Championship outfit Doncaster at Molineux to earn a place in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • The false primary about one third the length of the first, which is shorter than the fourth.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Adjectives
                • Uncomparable adjectives
                • Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                Related Links:
                1. en fourths
                2. en fourthly
                3. en fourthness
                4. en fourth-wall
                5. en fourth slip
                Source: Wiktionary
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                Meaning of fourth for the defined word.

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