[ US /ˌwənˈθɝd/ ]
  1. one of three equal parts of a divisible whole
    it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement
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How To Use one-third In A Sentence

  • Potatoes can provide one-third of our daily requirement of vitamin C.
  • Newborns 'levels of an enzyme called paraoxonase 1 (PON1), critical to the detoxification of organophosphate pesticides, average one-third or less than those of the babies' mothers. Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7
  • In a major federal survey, one-third of the men and women interviewed said they would work part-time if possible.
  • Some middle-class voters have supported the Labour Party and about one-third of working-class voters have traditionally cast their ballots for Conservative candidates.
  • It said cost-cutting measures and cost control remain the focus for more than one-third of organisations in 2004.
  • Combined, they have about one-third the population of the United States on about two-fifths the land area.
  • This was to he supplemented with one-third of the annual revenue.
  • Potatoes can provide one-third of our daily requirement of vitamin C.
  • One-third of the island's population converges daily into Fort-de-France, whose narrow symmetrically squared streets are as congested during the day as they are empty at night.
  • TOKYO—Japan Airlines Co. on Thursday raised its full-year net profit guidance by one-third, making faster-than-expected progress as it prepares to relist its shares on the market later this year. JAL Raises Profit Outlook by One-Third
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