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Definition of decimal adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

decimal

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈdesɪml//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdesɪml//
 
 
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based on or counted in tens or tenths the decimal system Word Origin early 17th cent.: from modern Latin decimalis (adjective), from Latin decimus ‘tenth’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: decimal