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adjective as in having five of something

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A fifth bill to help the FTC and its new chairThe fifth bill in the House anti-tech antitrust package would increase filing fees for mergers.

From Digiday

It was month 13 of virtual learning, and Alejandro Diasgranados once again had to keep his 19 fifth-graders engaged on their computers.

Soon a fifth-grader joined, kicking a soccer ball as it skipped across the field.

She could not have afforded standard child-care costs — about $1,300 a month per child — and she found that her second-grader and fifth-grader liked the staff, along with the structure and schedule, she said.

In China, it’s quite normal for us to deploy 5G, not in big cell towers but on lampposts…So every second or third or fifth lamppost has 5G solutions built on them, and that’s because the government understands that you need to share infrastructure.

From Fortune

But on Thursday Boxer triggered a Golden State political earthquake, announcing that she would not seek a fifth term in 2016.

He branded it a fifth-column invasion into popular culture, normalizing radical, even communist ambitions.

Insult to injury, its $43 million gross was less than one-fifth of what Ted took in.

As late as the fifth century, powerful aristocratic women took charge of the commemoration of the dead in Rome.

Each two-hour episode will build upon itself to tell a story that takes place between the third and fifth seasons of the show.

These Rules (leaving out the Tenor) serves for five bells; and leaving out the fifth and Tenor, they serve for four bells.

After about the forty-fifth year it becomes gradually less; after seventy-five years it is about one-half the amount given.

Ordinarily the diazo appears a little earlier than the Widal reaction—about the fourth or fifth day—but it may be delayed.

In the next two days he re-wrote the twenty thousand, and on the fifth day he tore it into shreds and threw it to the winds.

A fifth by the sheer hazard of a lucky "deal" acquires a fortune without work at all.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fifth, such as: quinary, quinquennial, and quintan.

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