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    Exclamation LINE OF SUCCESSION

    "As third in the line of succession, she...... "

    In the above sentence, is "third" a noun or adjective?

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    Angry Re: LINE OF SUCCESSION

    checking....

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    Re: LINE OF SUCCESSION

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    checking....
    Miggs, please stop this pointless posting of 'checking'.

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    Re: LINE OF SUCCESSION

    Quote Originally Posted by Migg View Post
    "As third in the line of succession, she...... "

    In the above sentence, is "third" a noun or adjective?
    In this context, "third" is a noun.
    Of course if it read "third person" in the line...," it would be an adjective.

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