one-fifth


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Noun1.one-fifth - one part in five equal partsone-fifth - one part in five equal parts  
common fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers
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The other half of the second page is made up of two paragraphs under the head of "Miscellaneous News." One of these paragraphs tells about a quarrel between the Czar of Russia and his eldest son, twenty-one and a half lines; and the other tells about the atrocious destruction of a peasant child by its parents, forty lines, or one-fifth of the total of the reading-matter contained in the paper.
He has already made proselytes of one-fifth of the camp; beginning by working on the women, the children, and the weak-minded.
Besides, the cistern did not contain one-fifth part of it; they must therefore give up this efficient means of deadening the shock of arrival.
By 1895 they controlled one-fifth of the railway mileage of the country.
Just over one-quarter (27%) of respondents thought it was acceptable to drive after one alcoholic drink; while under one-fifth (19%) said they normally drive after one alcoholic drink.
Slovaks noticed more expensive foodstuffs straight away as they make up almost one-fifth of their total costs.In January, shoppers in Slovakia paid over 6.
Furthermore, although height was not associated with overall prostate cancer risk, the tallest one-fifth of men in the study (median height about 6 feet) were significantly more likely than the shortest one-fifth (median height about 5 feet 4 inches) to develop high-grade prostate cancer or die from the disease, the study found [BMC Medicine, July 13, 2017).
GREAT WAR Mr Fisher's scheme provides (1) for a grant of 36s for each child in average attendance at elementary schools; (2) for three-fifths of the expenditure on teachers' salaries; and (3) one-fifth of other expenditure, minus the yield of a 7d rate.
He said SRO says that all companies as defined in Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 as are registered for sales tax, Income Tax, shall be subjected to withholding tax at one-fifth of the applicable rate of sales tax on all purchases.
The said SRO says that all companies as defined in Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 as are registered for sales tax, FED or Income Tax, shall be subjected to Withholding tax at one-fifth (l/5th) of the applicable rate of sales tax on all purchases.
The minimum of the general reserve fund for companies has been reduced from 15 to 5 percent and the total amount of reserves from one-fifth to one-tenth of the fixed assets.
Men and women whose folate levels were among the top one-fifth of participants had a 52% lower incidence of hypertension compared to those whose intake was among the lowest fifth.