one-fifth

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  • The city has about one-fifth of the population of the whole republic. Cited from Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3
  • They are of opinion that they are already one fifth of the kingdom. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VII. (of 12), by Burke
  • Our loss was a little less than one-fifth our whole strength. Cited from Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field, by Thomas W. Knox
  • However, only one-fifth of all published work was written by active service members.
  • I do not believe one-fifth of what science can tell me about the sun. Cited from Fantasia of the Unconscious, by D. H. Lawrence
  • But today, its only found in one fifth of this previous range.
  • During the course of the war, about one fifth of the northern army was black.
  • He believed that most people used only one-fifth of their available mind-power to process information.
  • The red cells may fall to one-fifth or less of the normal number. Cited from Mother's Remedies, by T. J. Ritter
  • The entire circuit of the building is over one-fifth of a mile. Cited from Lights and Shadows of New York Life, by James D. McCabe
  • About one fifth of the school's students did not attend classes for several days.
  • In this period, about one fifth of the town's population was Jewish.
  • They made up about one-fifth of the French clergy who did so.
  • I don't give all, but I give merely one-fifth of my land. Cited from Andy Grant's Pluck, by Horatio Alger
  • About one fifth of its total capacity is in operation.
  • Each of the other five requires only one-fifth of the drug.
  • Adults made up more than one-fifth of the audience for the show during its run.
  • Approximately one-fifth of the student body lives on campus.
  • Slightly less than one-fifth finish the high school course. Cited from Wage Earning and Education, by R. R. Lutz
  • The weight increased to, or by just over one fifth.
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