twelfth
Pronunciation
  • (British, America) IPA: /twɛlfθ/, [tʰw̥ɛlfθ], [tʰw̥ɛl̪θ], [tʰw̥ɛlʷf]
Adjective

twelfth (not comparable)

  1. cln en 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.
Synonyms
  • (ordinal form of twelve) 12th, 12th; XII (in names of monarchs and popes); dozenth
Translations Noun

twelfth (plural twelfths)

  1. cln en 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.
  2. (music) An interval equal to an octave plus a fifth
Synonyms
  • (one of twelve equal parts) dozenth
Translations Translations
  • Italian: duodecima



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