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tenth is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of tenth in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… tax rate of one tenth of one percent …”

meanings of tenth


  1. A temporary aid issuing out of personal property, and granted to the king by Parliament; formerly, the real tenth part of all the movables belonging to the subject.
  2. One of ten equal parts of a whole.
  3. The interval between any tone and the tone represented on the tenth degree of the staff above it, as between one of the scale and three of the octave above; the octave of the third.
  4. The person or thing coming next after the ninth in a series; that which is in the tenth position.


  1. Being one of ten equal parts of a whole.
  2. The ordinal numeral form of ten; next in order after that which is ninth.


  1. To divide by ten, into tenths.

tenth frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word tenth occurs in english on average 5.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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