## percentile

per·cen·tile / pərˈsenˌtīl/ • n. Statistics each of the 100 equal groups into which a population can be divided according to the distribution of values of a particular variable. ∎  each of the 99 intermediate values of a random variable that divide a frequency distribution into 100 such groups: the tenth percentile for weight.

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## percentile

percentile The value below which an integral percentage of observations lie: the pth percentile is the value below which p% of observations lie. The 50th percentile is the median and the 25th and 75th percentiles are known as quartiles.

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## percentile

percentile (per-sen-tyl) n. see centile chart.

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## percentile

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