Meaning of “hundredth” in the English Dictionary

"hundredth" in English

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hundredthordinal number

uk /ˈhʌn.drətθ/ us /ˈhʌn.drətθ/

hundredthnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhʌn.drətθ/ us /ˈhʌn.drətθ/

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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(Definition of “hundredth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hundredthadjective, adverb, noun [ C ]

us /ˈhʌn·drətθ/

(in the position of) the number 100 in a series; 100th:

She reached her hundredth birthday.

A hundredth is one of a hundred equal parts of something.

(Definition of “hundredth” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)