- of or denoting a percentage smaller than ten, especially with reference to rates below that level: single-digit rates of inflation.
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Examples from the Web for single-digit
The lone standout is Gallup, which for the past few weeks had shown a single-digit lead for Romney.Mitt Romney’s Delusions of Victory
November 3, 2012
He was at or near the top of the GOP polls while mere "single-digit" candidates were being "touted."Why Mike Huckabee Chose Fox
May 14, 2011