percentile

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Coined by Francis Galton in 1885, from percent +‎ -ile.

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percentile (plural percentiles)

  1. (statistics) Any of the ninety-nine points that divide an ordered distribution into one hundred parts, each containing one per cent of the population.
  2. (statistics) Any one of the hundred groups so divided.
    He is highly intelligent – he has an IQ in the top percentile.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

percento +‎ -ile

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /per.t͡ʃenˈti.le/, [per̺t͡ʃen̪ˈt̪iːl̺e]
  • Hyphenation: per‧cen‧tì‧le

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percentile m (plural percentili)

  1. (statistics) percentile