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Mourn rate worked out for dividend (9)


I believe the answer is:


'dividend' is the definition.
(I know that numerator is a type of dividend)

'mourn rate worked out' is the wordplay.
'worked out' indicates an anagram.
'mournrate' with letters rearranged gives 'NUMERATOR'.

'for' acts as a link.

(Other definitions for numerator that I've seen before include "Upper part of fraction" , "Top half of 1/2 , for example" , "quantity of parts?" , "Upper half of fraction" , "Figure going over a line" .)

I've seen this clue in The Telegraph.
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