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denary

[den-uh-ree, dee-nuh-]
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adjective
  1. containing ten; tenfold.
  2. proceeding by tens; decimal.
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Origin of denary

1570–80; < Latin dēnārius containing ten, equivalent to dēn(ī) ten at a time (derivative of decem ten) + -ārius -ary
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Related Words for denary

decimal, decennial, decuple, denary, tenfold

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British Dictionary definitions for denary

denary

adjective
  1. calculated by tens; based on ten; decimal
  2. containing ten parts; tenfold
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Word Origin for denary

C16: from Latin dēnārius containing ten; see denarius
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