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Definitions for percent
pərˈsɛntper·cent

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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)

Wiktionary

  1. percent(Noun)

    A part or other object per hundred

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

    Etymology: per centum.

  2. percent(Noun)

    percentage.

    Etymology: 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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of percent in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of percent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of percent in a Sentence

  1. Credit Suisse analysts:

    The most likely outcome, with a 75 percent probability, is a deal, an unfortunate but predictable feature of European crisis decision-making is that such deals are only ever made at the last minute, 'at the edge of the abyss'.

  2. Jesper Brandgaard:

    Peer companies are traded 10 percent higher now than in the autumn ... so we think it is an attractive time to list NNIT.

  3. Deborah Smith:

    In terms of 2021 (funerals), we’re currently about 30 percent up on a normal January/February.

  4. The South Korean official:

    That's not a small amount of money even if we did offer a 13 percent hike.

  5. Antoine Frerot:

    Air today is like water 150 years ago, when Veolia was born. At the time, Pasteur said that 90 percent of what we drink causes illness.

Images & Illustrations of percent

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