GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a seventh part.
- n. one part in seven equal parts
“Together, the Czechs, Hungarians, and Poles spent only about one-seventh of what Russia spent on defense.”
“An epidemiological study could say that one-seventh of a drink a day causes breast cancer.”
“Thus, even at a time when private housing finance has not yet revived—and most of the investment in housing is flowing through Fannie and Freddie or the Federal Housing Administration FHA—less than one-seventh of the funds invested in debt securities by institutional investors were invested in government-backed mortgage securities.”
“But House Republicans have yet to embrace Ryan's ideas, instead focusing exclusively on paring back non-security appropriations, which account for only about one-seventh of total federal spending.”
“That dwarfed the 1984 demise of Continental Illinois, which had only one-seventh of WaMu's assets.”
“Medicaid is broke, Medicare is broke, Social Security is broke and these liberal morons want us to believe that a government that can't even run a cash for clunkers program is going to run one-seventh of our U.S. economy.”
“A conservative estimate is that at least one-seventh of Russian couples are infertile.”
“With the Mets' payroll expected to fall to somewhere between $100 million and $120 million next season, Bay could occupy about one-seventh of the budget.”
“Last year, 46 unionists were murdered in a country less than one-seventh the size of the United States -- a rate that would translate to more than 320 murdered union members and leaders in a country of our size.”
“The pension payment is one-seventh of the roughly $3.5 billion actuaries say is necessary to keep the retirement fund healthy.”
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