how to pronounce sixteenth


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sixteenth is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… through the sixteenth century until the …”

meanings of sixteenth


  1. The ordinal form of the number sixteen.


  1. One of sixteen equal parts of a whole.

sixteenth frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sixteenth occurs in english on average 1.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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