fourteenth fourteenth  /ˈfɔr ˈtinθ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) position 14 in a countable series of things
  2. (adj) coming next after the thirteenth in position

Usage(s):

  1. The tape is about one-fourteenth the size of a standard audiocassette and not half as big as Microcassettes, which have been in use since 1969.
  2. Inayatullah was expecting, too, for the fourteenth time.

News

  1. Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng Are Getting Divorced

    Your "love is dead" of the day: News Corp. boss Rupert Murdoch and his third wife, Wendi Deng, are splitting, Deadline Hollywood reports (confirmed here). The 82-year-old Murdoch reportedly filed for divorce this morning in New York State Supreme Court, less than two weeks shy of the couple's fourteenth anniversary. ... More »
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

  2. Kholodenko Clinches The Van Cliburn

    Twenty-six-year old Vadym Kholodenko won the gold medal in the Fourteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition on Sunday night.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: CBS Dallas - Fort Worth

  3. NASCAR Party in the Poconos 400 Presented by Walmart Schedule for June 9, 2013

    The NASCAR Party in the Poconos 400 presented by Walmart is scheduled for June 9, 2013, at the Pocono Raceway. In 2012, Joey Logano won the race and plans to compete again. The Party in the Poconos 400 is the fourteenth Sprint Cup Series race of the season.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "It is clear that the framers and ratifiers of the Fourteenth Amendment counted the right to keep and bear arms among those fundamental rights necessary to our system of ordered liberty," wrote Justice Samuel Alito for the five-four majority.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Samuel Alito Source: ABC News

  2. Justice Blackmun wrote, "If this suggestion of personhood is established, the appellant's case, of course, collapses, for the fetus' right to life is then guaranteed specifically by the (Fourteenth) Amendment."
    on Nov 27, 2007 By: Harry Blackmun Source: American Spectator

  3. "If an originalist analysis was applied to the Fourteenth Amendment, women would not be provided equal protection under the Constitution, interracial marriages could be outlawed, schools could still be segregated and the principle of one man, one...
    on Jan 26, 2006 By: Dianne Feinstein Source: USA Today

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