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 Dictionary entry overview: What does one-fourth mean? 

  The noun ONE-FOURTH has 1 sense:

1. one of four equal parts

  Familiarity information: ONE-FOURTH used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1one-fourth [BACK TO TOP]


One of four equal parts

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure


fourth part; one-fourth; quarter; quartern; twenty-five percent; fourth

Context example:

a quarter of a pound

Hypernyms ("one-fourth" is a kind of...):

common fraction; simple fraction (the quotient of two integers)

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