Definition of tenth noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

tenth

 noun
noun
NAmE//tɛnθ//
 
 
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  • each of ten equal parts of something
  • Idioms
    possession is nine tenths of the law(saying)
     
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    if you already have or control something, it is difficult for someone else to take it away from you, even if they have the legal right to it
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