Definition of 'fortieth'
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`You've got to have a party for your fortieth wedding anniversary,' Hugh went on, munching his sandwich appreciatively. JUST BETWEEN US (2002)Parties in Hugh's were always fun and a fortieth wedding anniversary was sure to be a splendid affair. JUST BETWEEN US (2002)She knew the answer: people desperate for fortieth anniversary presents. JUST BETWEEN US (2002)
She had said the same thing the year before when he'd gone to Europe without her for the fortieth anniversary of D-day. SIGNIFICANT OTHERS (2002)
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Used Occasionally. fortieth is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'fortieth'
British English: fortieth ADJECTIVE
The fortieth item in a series is the one that you count as number forty.
It was the fortieth anniversary of the death of the composer.
Definition of fortieth from the Collins English Dictionary
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