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From the name of the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution, protecting various rights in United States legal proceedings.

Proper noun[edit]


  1. (chiefly US, informal, with the) The Fifth Amendment.
  2. (chiefly US, informal, with the, by extension) The right not to give self-incriminating testimony.
  3. (chiefly US) Fifth Avenue.
    • 2003, Cecily Von Ziegesar, Because I'm worth it[1]:
      ... besides marrying Nate Archibald and living happily every after in the ivy-covered brick town house just off Fifth that she already had picked out
  4. (chiefly US) Fifth Street.

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