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decile

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noun dec·ile \ˈde-ˌsī(-ə)l, -səl\

Definition of decile

  1. :  any one of nine numbers that divide a frequency distribution into 10 classes such that each contains the same number of individuals; also :  any one of these 10 classes

decile adjective


Origin of decile

Latin decem ten — more at ten


First Known Use: 1882

Rhymes with decile


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