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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Numbers
tenthtenth1 /tenΞΈ/ ●●● S3 W3 adjective πŸ”Š πŸ”Š HMNcoming after nine other things in a series πŸ”Š in the tenth century πŸ”Š her tenth birthday β€”tenth pronoun πŸ”Š I’m planning to leave on the tenth (=the tenth day of the month).
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tenthβ€’ October is the tenth month.the tenthβ€’ Let's have dinner on the tenth.
tenthtenth2 noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š HMPARTone of ten equal parts of something
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tenthβ€’ The group plans to sell 20 acres, or about a tenth of the developable land, this year.β€’ The cobalt abundance is usually about a tenth of the nickel concentration.β€’ Just a tenth of the cells of our bodies are human.β€’ It emitted less than a tenth as much radiation.β€’ No shareholder is allowed to own more than a tenth of the company.β€’ A tenth of people who drank such water are doomed to die, say doctors.
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