sixteenth

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English[edit]

English ordinal numbers
 <  15th 16th 17th  > 
    Ordinal : sixteenth
    Cardinal : sixteen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌsɪksˈtiːnθ/
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  • Rhymes: -iːnθ
  • Hyphenation: six‧teenth

Numeral[edit]

sixteenth

  1. (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number sixteen.

Usage notes[edit]

English ordinal numbers may function as either an adjective or as a noun, and almost never appear in the plural.

Abbreviation[edit]

16th, 16th; (in names of monarchs and popes) XVI

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Noun[edit]

sixteenth (plural sixteenths)

  1. (fractional) One of sixteen equal parts of a whole.
    A sixteenth of 320 is 20.

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