fifteenth
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fifteenth(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (ordinal number)
a. decimoquinto
The boxer won by knockout in the fifteenth round.El boxeador ganó por nocaut en la decimoquinta ronda.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (in a series)
a. el decimoquinto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la decimoquinta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have just published the fifteenth in my series of articles.Acabo de publicar el decimoquinto en mi serie de artículos.
3. (in dates)
a. el quince
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The Christmas party will be on the fifteenth.La fiesta navideña será el quince.
4. (fraction)
a. el quinceavo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He got excellent results with only a fifteenth of the expense.Obtuvo resultados excelentes con tan solo un quinceavo del gasto.
b. la quinceava parte
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We only received a fifteenth of the inheritance, so we're not rich yet.Solo nos ha tocado una quinceava parte de la herencia, así que todavía no somos ricos.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
5. (before a superlative)
a. decimoquinto
In a recent study of purchasing power, Germany ranked as the fifteenth wealthiest country in the world.En un estudio de poder adquisitivo, Alemania quedó clasificada como el decimoquinto país más rico del mundo.
6. (in a competition)
a. en decimoquinto lugar
We came in fifteenth out of twenty teams and still won a bottle of champagne.Terminamos en decimoquinto lugar de entre veinte equipos y todavía ganamos una botella de champán.
7. (in a series)
a. en decimoquinto lugar
Our float will go fifteenth in the parade.Nuestro carro alegórico irá en decimoquinto lugar en el desfile.
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fifteenth
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fraction)
a. la quinceavo m, quinceava parte
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (in series)
a. el decimoquinto(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la decimoquinto(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (of month)
a. el quince
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (general)
a. decimoquinto(a)
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fifteenth [fɪfˈtiːnθ]
adjective
decimoquinto
noun
(in series) decimoquintoadecimoquinta (m) (f);a decimoquinta (fraction) quinceavo (m); quinceava parte (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "fifteenth"
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fifteenth century
siglo XV
fifteenth birthday
cumpleaños quince
fifteenth birthday celebration
celebración del quince cumpleaños
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