Definition of tenth in English:

tenth

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Pronunciation: /tɛnθ
 
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number

  • 1Constituting number ten in a sequence; 10th: the tenth century the tenth of September the tenth-floor locker room
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    • I love that he held a party to celebrate his tenth anniversary of being with Nigella.
    • In the tenth century, small numbers of Irish and Scots settled on Iceland, bringing Christianity with them.
    • We didn't go out on Saturday for our tenth wedding anniversary as Josie was still really sick.
  • 1.1 Music An interval or chord spanning an octave and a third in the diatonic scale, or a note separated from another by this interval.
  • 2Each of ten equal parts into which something is or may be divided: a tenth of a litre
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    • In this exercise, the U.S. population is divided into tenths and represented by 10 students.
    • Aren't you supposed to divide the bill into tenths?
    • Yeah, your final grade was seven tenths of a percent higher than mine.

Derivatives

tenthly

adverb

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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody