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 Dictionary entry overview: What does one-third mean? 

ONE-THIRD (noun)
  The noun ONE-THIRD has 1 sense:

1. one of three equal parts of a divisible whole

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

 Dictionary entry details 

ONE-THIRD (noun)

Sense 1one-third [BACK TO TOP]


One of three equal parts of a divisible whole

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure


one-third; third; tierce

Context example:

it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement

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

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

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