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Pronunciation: /θɜːrd; θɜːd/

Translation of third in Spanish:



The usual translation of third, tercero, becomes tercer when it precedes a masculine singular noun.

  • tercero the third duke of Camberwick el tercer duque de Camberwick was there a third person present? ¿había un tercero presente? Harvey Brown III (American English/inglés norteamericano) (léase: Harvey Brown the Third) Harvey Brown III ([ read as: Harvey Brown tercero ]) the Third Age la tercera edad third time lucky a la tercera va la vencida, la tercera es la vencida see also fifth 1


  • 1.1 (in position, time, order) en tercer lugar 1.2 (thirdly) en tercer lugar 1.3 (with superl) the third highest mountain la montaña que ocupa el tercer lugar en altura, la tercera montaña en altura see also fifth 2


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  • 3 (British English/inglés británico) [Univ][ cuarta nota de la escala de calificaciones de un título universitario ]

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