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| Cardinal: twelve
- twelfe (obsolete, but the corresponding pronunciation /twɛlf/ is still widespread today)
- twelveth (archaic)
twelfth (not comparable)
- (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number twelve, describing a person or thing in position number 12 of a sequence.
- The answer appears on the twelfth page of the book.
- She finished twelfth in the race.
ordinal form of twelve
twelfth (plural twelfths)
- (fractional) One of twelve equal parts of a whole.
- A twelfth of 240 is 20.
- Five twelfths of the population voted in support of the proposal.
- (music) An interval equal to an octave plus a fifth
- (one of twelve equal parts): dozenth
one of twelve equal parts of a whole