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third  

EN[θɜː(ɹ)d]
US
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
            • They created the better chances while Boro, looking every inch a troubled team, rarely looked like avoiding a third successive goalless home draw.
            • Just before half-time, Clattenburg awarded Spurs a penalty for the third time after a handball in the area but he reneged after realising that the linesman had flagged Crouch offside in the build-up.
            • In English, the third person consists of pronouns such as he, she, it, and they, verbs such as is and has, and most nouns.
          2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
            • The squeeze play is on. Jones bunts, and Smith scores from third!
            • he so-called PIIIGS of Europe (Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Iceland, Greece and Spain) are all in the bottom 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.

        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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                1. en third-rate
                2. en third-person
                3. en thirds
                4. en thirde
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