GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A fifth part.
- n. one part in five equal parts
“In fact, the board estimates only one-fifth of the reductions will come from cap and trade.”
“The proposed deal would create Europe's second-largest venue for equity trading, with about one-fifth of all European share trading, and reduce the major players handling U.K. stocks from three to two.”
“Another study of 25,000 autopsies found that one-fifth of all the Russian men whose death had been attributed to circulatory diseases had lethal or near-lethal levels of ethanol in their blood.”
“The eighth largest nation in the world, Nigeria hosts one-fifth of the population of Sub-Saharan Africa, over half of which lives on less than one dollar a day.”
“« USAv3 – Not getting closer “Nearly one-fifth of local streets – 193 miles – are now beyond their intended life spans, some by as many as 60 years.””
“But the TNC has yet to secure the city and the old regime still controls one-fifth of the capital.”
“Equities trading wasn't as bad, dropping by one-fifth to $124.3 million.”
“A hand washing and oral hygiene programme in elementary schools in the Philippines, for example -- involving the Department for Education, the not-for-profit organisation Fit for School and regional and local government -- cut school absenteeism by 30 percent, while the number of underweight children was reduced by one-fifth in the targeted schools.”
“Yet by one estimate, a 2011 reprise had roughly one-fifth of the bids going to companies that were on credit hold with device manufacturers—i.e., they couldn't buy if they wanted to.”
“A recent rhetorical battle between Iranian and U.S. military officials about access to waters of the Persian Gulf—through which one-fifth of the world's oil passes daily—raised fears of a possible military confrontation.”
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