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percent sign, percentage sign(noun)
a sign (`%') used to indicate that the number preceding it should be understood as a proportion multiplied by 100
The percent sign is the symbol used to indicate a percentage. Related signs include the permille sign ‰ and the permyriad sign ‱, which indicate that a number is divided by one thousand or ten thousand respectively. Higher proportions use parts-per notation.
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