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Definition of "twothirds" []

  • Two thirds; the amount or proportion corresponding to two out of three. (noun)

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Use "twothirds" in a sentence
  • "A network of Michigan hospitals that adopted the checklist slashed infections by twothirds, saving more than 1,500 lives and $200million in the first 18 months."
  • "Plato wrote of the "golden proportions," which dubbed the width of an ideal face an exact twothirds its length, a nose no longer than the distance between the eyes."
  • "Minorities are expected to account for more than twothirds of the net increase in households over the next decade, with the foreign born alone contributing at least one-third of the gains."