Definitions for percentpərˈsɛnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. percentage, percent, per centum, pct(noun)

    a proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred)


  1. percent(Noun)

    A part or other object per hundred

    A resolution must receive fifty-one percent of the votes to pass.

  2. percent(Noun)


  3. Origin: per centum.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'percent' in Written Corpus Frequency: #394

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'percent' in Nouns Frequency: #1413

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