how to pronounce eighth


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the above transcription of eighth is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

eighth is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of eighth in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… in seventh and eighth grade careful with …”

meanings of eighth


  1. One of eight equal parts of a whole.
  2. The person or thing in the eighth position.
  3. An eighth of an ounce, or approximately 3.5 grams, of marijuana or other drugs.


  1. The ordinal form of the number eight.


  1. To divide by eight.

eighth frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word eighth occurs in english on average 5.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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