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centile

Line breaks: cen|tile
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛntʌɪl
 
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Definition of centile in English:

noun

Another term for percentile.
Example sentences
  • Children with failure to thrive are identified by a fall across two centile channels or a fall below the second centile for at least three months.
  • To test the effect of compliance with treatment we replaced the number of sessions attended for one treatment by the 10th centile of its distribution and the other by the 90th centile of its distribution, and vice versa.
  • His height was on the second centile, below that predicted from parental heights.

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