Learn How to Pronounce TWELFTH – TWELFTH in a Sentence

Learn How to Pronounce TWELFTH – TWELFTH in a Sentence

Learn how to pronounce TWELFTH correctly by understanding the syllables. Then see TWELFTH in a sentence along with an illustration as a memory aid.

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TWELFTH – it can be a noun or an adjective

It has only one syllable – TWELFTH

A group of consonants can be difficult to pronounce, so split the word up.

Although it consists of only one syllable, it helps to break up the sounds, the L, F, and TH.

So say it slowly, TWEL – F – TH
Again, TWEL F TH

Now faster, TWELFTTH

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Definition: the number twelve in a sequence

The clipart shows twelfth as it is normally written as an ordinal number.

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Let’s see an example of twelfth as an adjective.
In the picture we see a tall apartment building.

The sentence example reads: The apartment on the twelfth floor had an amazing view!

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Now let’s see twelfth used as a noun.

The picture shows a group of marathon runners.

Sentence example: He did well to come in twelfth in the marathon.

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Examples of TWELFTH from news items:

If confirmed, Mr. Donnelly would be America’s twelfth envoy to the Vatican since President Ronald Reagan formally established diplomatic relations with the Holy See in 1984.
Source: Washington Times

Teens like Tiera led South Carolina lawmakers to sign the law last month, requiring the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number to be put on student ID cards for seventh through twelfth graders and college students.
Source: Fox News

Indeed, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record high for the twelfth day in a row, and European markets are expected to open higher as a result.
Source: The Guardian

In its lawsuit, the SEC stressed AA’s “twelfth tradition” policy designed to encourage participants to speak freely but anonymously.
Source: Wall Street Journal

The most up-to-date version available was a Latin translation made in the twelfth century by Gerard of Cremona, which was translated from an Arabic text which had itself been translated from the Greek long before.
Source: The Scientists

If you are interested in how to pronounce TWELFTH, be sure to check other words in The Punctuation Guide such as:
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