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“… 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.

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