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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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eighteeneigh‧teen /ˌeɪˈtiːn◂/ ●●● S3 W2 number  HMNthe number 18 At least eighteen bullets were fired. Jim was eighteen (=18 years old).eighteenth adjective, pronoun in the eighteenth century her eighteenth birthday I’m planning to leave on the eighteenth (=the 18th day of the month).
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eighteenSix had been killed in action, eighteen had died in service, and thirty-six had been wounded.Bobby was eighteen, nineteen, something like that.The remaining eighteen were likely to resist for a variety of reasons.the eighteenthLet's have dinner on the eighteenth.
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