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Definition of "one-third" []

  • One of three equal parts of a divisible whole. (noun)

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

Use "one-third" in a sentence
  • "This, too, in the face of the fact that only _one-third_ of the 728 victims to mobs have been _charged_ with rape, to say nothing of those of that one-third who were innocent of the charge."
  • "The latest collaboration--it hits stores and the web this month--is with indie style icon, model and nightlife fixture Leigh Lezark, who's best known as one-third of the New York City-based DJ trio The Misshapes."
  • "Today, around one-third of the English vocabulary is “French,” borrowed from one or another of its medieval and modern versions."