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hundredth

ordinal number uk   /ˈhʌn.drətθ/ us  
100th written as a word: He is now ranked one hundredth in world tennis. 1991 was the two hundredth anniversary of Mozart's death.

hundredth

noun [C] uk   /ˈhʌn.drətθ/ us  
one of a hundred equal parts of something: She has knocked one/a hundredth of a second off the world record.
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in Korean 백번째…
in Arabic المائة…
in Portuguese centésimo…
in Catalan centèsim, centèsima part…
in Japanese 100分の1…
in Italian centesimo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第一百(個)…
in Russian сотый…
in Turkish yüzüncü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第一百(个)…
in Polish setny…
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