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English definition of “percentile”

percentile

noun [C]     /pəˈsen.taɪl/ US  /pɚ-/ specialized
one of the points into which a large range of numbers , results , etc. is divided to make 100 groups of the same size : That score puts you on the 97th percentile.Numerical relationships
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