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eighth / ˈā(t)[unvoicedth]/ • ordinal number constituting number eight in a sequence; 8th. ∎  (an eighth/one eighth) each of eight equal parts into which something is or may be divided: an eighth of an inch. ∎  the eighth finisher or position in a race or competition: she finished eighth of the eleven runners. ∎  the eighth grade of a school. DERIVATIVES: eighth·ly adv.

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