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percentile

noun [C]
 
 
/pəˈsentaɪl/
GRAPHS & CHARTS, MEASURES one of the 100 equal parts that a set of people or things is divided into, when you are comparing a particular characteristic relating to them: His salary put him in the 75th percentile of chief executives. The investment fund is ranked in the top fourth percentile in its category. →  See also decile , median noun , quartile
Translations of “percentile”
in Chinese (Traditional) 百分位(數), 百分位(數)之一…
in Chinese (Simplified) 百分位(数), 百分位(数)之一…
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