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décima
-tenth
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décima
-tenth
Feminine singularofdécimo(noun)
décima
-tenth
Feminine singularofdécimo(adjective)

décima

décima(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (fraction)
a. tenth
El atleta se quedó a una décima de segundo de ganar la maratón.The athlete was a tenth of a second away from winning the marathon.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Si tienes unas décimas de fiebre tómate un antipirético.If you have a slight fever, you can take an antipyretic.
Mi hijo tiene 37 con cuatro décimas. Se quedará en casa.My son's temperature is 37.4 degrees. He will stay at home today.
2. (literature)
a. a ten-line stanza
La décima surgió durante el Siglo de Oro español.Ten-line stanzas appeared during the Spanish Golden Age.
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décima
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (en medidas)
a. tenth
tiene unas décimas de fiebreshe has a slight fever
una décima de segundoa tenth of a second
ganó por décimas de segundohe won by tenths of a second
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décima
1 [de segundo, grado] tenth
tiene 37 y tres décimas his temperature is 37.3 (degrees); tiene solo unas décimas (de fiebre) he's only got a slight temperature
2 (Religión) tithe
3 (Literat) (Hist) a ten-line stanza
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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