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third

 
pronunciation:
thuhrd
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: coming next after the second in a series.
He was the third man to walk on the moon.
 
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of three equal parts of a whole; 1/3.
He ate a third of the cake.
definition 2: the number, person, or thing that comes next after the second in a series.
I was the third of four members that joined the band.