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third  

EN[θɜː(ɹ)d]
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Ftroisième
  • NomPLthirds
    1. The person or thing in the third position.
      1. Jones came in third.
    2. One of three equal parts of a whole.
      1. He ate a third of the pie. Divided by two-thirds.
    3. NU The third gear of an engine.
      1. Now put it into third.
    4. (music) An interval consisting of the first and third notes in a scale.
      1. They sing in thirds.
    5. (baseball) third base.
      1. The play ended with Jones standing on third.
    6. (archaic) One sixtieth of a second, i.e., the third in a series of fractional parts in a sexagesimal number system. Also formerly known as a tierce.
    7. VerbeSGthirdsPRthirdingPT, PPthirded
      1. To agree with a proposition or statement after it has already been seconded.
        1. To divide into three equal parts.
        2. Adjectif
          1. The ordinal form of the cardinal number three; Coming after the second.
            1. The third tree from the left is my favorite.
        3. Plus d'exemples
          1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
            • Review of the family history revealed that the proband was the third child born to nonconsanguineous parents, a 32-year-old father and a 27-year-old mother.
            • The third molar tooth erupts late in most people, and sometimes does not appear at all.
            • The plaintiffs here are third persons, and cannot be made responsible for the inadequate judgment or the improper exercise of power by the defendant's wife.
          2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
            • The squeeze play is on. Jones bunts, and Smith scores from third!
            • Declarer threw his queen of spades on the high diamond. He then won the last three tricks with his ace, queen and nine of hearts behind East's jack third.
            • Darren Bent slotted in a Stewart Downing cross to give Villa hope but that was ended when defender Nemanja Vidic thumped in United's third.

        Meaning of third for the defined word.

        Grammaticalement, ce mot "third" est un adjectif, plus spécifiquement, un adjectifs incomparable. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable et un singularia tantum. C'est aussi un verbe.
        • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
          1. Adjectifs
            • Adjectifs incomparable
            • Noms
              • Noms Dénombrable
                • Singularia tantum
                  • Noms Indénombrable
                • Verbes
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                Liens Connexes:
                1. en third-rate
                2. en third-person
                3. en thirds
                4. en thirde
                5. en thirdly
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