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Ordinal UsagePlay
Used to describe the order of something in a list, specifically the position after nineteenth. SlideSamantha was the twentieth person to cross the finish line.
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Historical ContextPlay
Often used to refer to historical centuries, helps to place events in a time period. SlideThe telephone was invented in the twentieth century.
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Anniversary SignificancePlay
Marks the importance of a 20th recurring event or the passage of 19 complete years. SlideThey celebrated their twentieth wedding anniversary last June.