how to pronounce fourth


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the above transcription of fourth 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.

fourth is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… then when i hit my fourth year i went to …”

meanings of fourth


  1. The fourth gear of an engine.
  2. A quarter, one of four equal parts of a whole.
  3. A musical interval which spans four degrees of the diatonic scale, for example C to F.
  4. The person or thing in the fourth position.


  1. The ordinal form of the number four.


  1. The Fourth of July.

fourth frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word fourth occurs in english on average 36.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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