Term: Ordinal Numbers

Definition:

First, second, third, etc., are ordinal numbers, usually coming before a noun. They can be written as 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc.

See Also: Cardinal Number; Number

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Grammar Topic:  Determiners

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