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Definition of "one-seventh" []

  • A seventh part. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "one-seventh" in a sentence
  • "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."