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for·ti·eth

fortieth

 
pronunciation:
for ti ihth
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: coming next after the thirty-ninth in a series.
This is the fortieth year this store has been in business.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of forty equal parts of a whole; 1/40.
Each member's vote counted as a fortieth of the club's decision.
definition 2: the number, person, or thing that comes next after the thirty-ninth in a series.
It's Mom's birthday tomorrow, and I think it's her fortieth.
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