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fifth
American English: /fɪ(f)θ/
British English: /fɪfθ/

Translation of fifth in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 1.1 you're the fifth person to ask me that
    eres la quinta persona que me pregunta eso
    Henry V (léase: Henry the Fifth)
    Enrique V (read as: Enrique quinto)
    it's his fifth birthday
    cumple cinco años
    it's their fifth wedding anniversary
    cumplen cinco años de casados
    es su quinto aniversario de boda
    that's the fifth time he's done that
    es la quinta vez que hace eso
    I was fifth on the list
    yo era el quinto/la quinta de la lista
    fifth part/share
    quinta parte (feminine)
    quinto (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • They simply ran out of steam in the second half to slump to their fifth defeat out of five, a record that consigns them to the wooden spoon, their first wooden spoon in the competition since 2002.
    • The fifth day of a five day forecast is accurate 20% of the time and these guys are gonna tell me what the weather will be like a hundred years from now?
    • It was a subtle touch, one I didn't notice until the opening sequence of the fifth episode - and by then it was too late.
    1.2 (in seniority, standing)
  • 2 (elliptical use) Paradise Boy fell at the fifth
    Paradise Boy cayó en la quinta valla ( or el quinto obstáculo etc)
    he'll be arriving on the fifth (of the month)
    llegará el (día) cinco
    Uncle Ben is the fifth from the right
    el tío Ben es el quinto de derecha a izquierda
    we'll arrive (on) May fifth o (British English) May the fifth
    llegaremos el cinco de mayo
    the fifth of May
    el cinco de mayo

adverb

  • 1 (in position, time, order) Goodwill finished fifth
    Goodwill llegó el quinto or en quinto lugar
  • 2 (with superl) the fifth highest mountain in the world
    la montaña que ocupa el quinto lugar entre las más altas del mundo

noun

  • 1 1.1 (Mathematics) three fifths one fifth of ten is two
    un quinto or la quinta parte de diez es dos
    1.2 (part)
    quinta parte (feminine)
    quinto (masculine)
    1.3 (Music) 1.4 (measure)
    (American English) (medida equivalente a 0,757 litros)
    1.5 (in competition) he finished a disappointing fifth
    llegó en un deslucido quinto lugar or puesto
    Example sentences
    • He finished the race in fifth place having started from 16th position on the grid.
    • Her best this season in four races was a fifth place in Germany which left her in seventh place overall in the rankings.
    • At the Leinster Schools held in Dublin, Cheryl Nolan won gold in the junior 1,500m and Sinead Kelly competing in the same race finished a credible fifth place.

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