# Definitions for percentpərˈsɛntper·cent

### Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:4.3 / 3 votes

1. percentage, percent, per centum, pctnoun

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

### WiktionaryRate this definition:4.7 / 3 votes

1. percentnoun

A part or other object per hundred

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

2. percentnoun

percentage.

3. Etymology: per centum.

### WikipediaRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

1. percent

In mathematics, a percentage (from Latin: per centum, "by a hundred") is a number or ratio expressed as a fraction of 100. It is often denoted using the percent sign, "%", although the abbreviations "pct.", "pct" and sometimes "pc" are also used. A percentage is a dimensionless number (pure number); it has no unit of measurement.

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1. percent

A percent or percentage is a mathematical term used to express a number or ratio as a fraction of 100. It is often denoted using the symbol "%". For example, if 50 out of 100 people have blue eyes, we say that 50% of the people have blue eyes. It is also used to indicate proportional relationships.

### British National Corpus

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

1. precent

### 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. If you look at Guinea, almost 85 percent of the potato trade with Sierra Leone is done by women, but because of the border closure, this activity was completely paralyzed, in Liberia (the impact of Ebola) crudely translates to families not being able to put any food on the table for a minimum of 15 days every year for the next three years.

2. The larger than forecast contraction in 2020 is, however, expected to be offset by an improvement in growth in 2021 which has now been revised upwards to 9.7 percent growth for the year.

3. That was an 80 percent increase on the year before. In response to this new surge of reforms, I would hope that we can get close to \$1 billion this year, it might be easier in the future to say what we are not doing (in Kazakhstan).

4. Even the government can't borrow at zero percent, the most creditworthy consumer carries a higher risk than the US Treasury, so you are going to pay at least a couple percentage points more than that.

5. The price of our slaughter pigs has ... dropped by 10 percent, plus our export possibilities have also decreased.

### Popularity rank by frequency of use

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## Translations for percent

### From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

• persent
• في المائة, بالمائة
• faiz
• адсотак, працэнт
• процент
• per cent
• procento
• procent
• Prozent
• τοις εκατό
• pocento, elcento, procento
• por ciento, porciento
• protsent
• درصد
• prosentti, sadasosa
• pourcent
• às a' cheud
• אחוז
• फ़ीसदी
• százalék
• տոկոս
• hundraðshluti, prósenta, hundraðstala
• per cento
• パーセント
• პროცენტი
• процент, пайыз
• ភាគរយ
• 퍼센트
• per centum
• ເປີເຊັນ
• procentas, nuošimtis
• procents
• ōrau
• насто, процент
• peratus
• procent
• procent
• percento
• procent, la sută
• процент
• проценат, posto, odsto, procenat, постотак, postotak, посто, одсто
• percento
• odstotek
• përqind
• procent
• சதவீதம், விழுக்காடு
• శాతం
• เปอร์เซ็นต์
• faiz, yüzde
• процент, відсоток
• جیصدی
• phần trăm

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