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denary

[ den-uh-ree, dee-nuh- ]
/ ˈdɛn ə ri, ˈdi nə- /
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adjective

containing ten; tenfold.
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 decemten) + -ārius-ary
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British Dictionary definitions for denary

denary
/ (ˈdiːnərɪ) /

adjective

calculated by tens; based on ten; decimal
containing ten parts; tenfold
C16: from Latin dēnārius containing ten; see denarius
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