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Definition of Eighteenth


  1. Next in order after the seventeenth.
  2. Consisting of one of eighteen equal parts or divisions of a thing.
  3. The quotient of a unit divided by eighteen; one of eighteen equal parts or divisions.
  4. The eighth after the tenth.

Eighteenth Quotations

Pure phenomenology claims to be the science of pure phenomena. This concept of the phenomenon, which was developed under various names as early as the eighteenth century without being clarified, is what we shall have to deal with first of all.
Edmund Husserl

You remember that my great vision came to me when I was only nine years old, and you have seen that I was not much good for anything until after I had performed the horse dance near the mouth of the Tongue River during my eighteenth summer.
Black Elk

On the eighteenth of December 1972, when we thought we were getting another of the hundreds of little tactical air raids, we heard the bombs going in out there in the railroad yards and this went on for about thirty minutes.
James Stockdale

In the last quarter of the eighteenth century bourgeois Europe needed to emancipate itself from that combination of feudalism and commercial capitalism which we know as mercantilism.
C. L. R. James

However, the sciences of society and of history retained their old subservient relation to metaphysics for a long time - well into the eighteenth century.
Wilhelm Dilthey
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Eighteenth Translations

eighteenth in Dutch is achttiende
eighteenth in German is achtzehnte
eighteenth in Hungarian is tizennyolcadik
eighteenth in Spanish is decimoctavo