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Definitions for percent
pərˈsɛntper·cent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. percentage, percent, per centum, pctnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. percentnoun

    A part or other object per hundred

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

    Etymology: per centum.

  2. percentnoun

    percentage.

    Etymology: per centum.

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    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. Chris Souk:

    Our first client was a prominent person in Greensboro, and the sale went perfectly, we sold 90 percent of the things in the home. That has to do with the training we received. But that got us leaning in the right direction. We have really resonated in Greensboro.

  2. Anthony Fauci:

    The dots are not connected because a lot of it is done by phone, fifty percent of the people because you're coming from an authority, don't even want to talk to you.

  3. Alejandro Diaz de Leon:

    There is uncertainty about what can happen and it has been important to have a prudent, cautious monetary stance that contributes, in the first place, to inflation returning to its three percent target - and it is doing that - and, secondly, that there is an orderly adjustment in the markets.

  4. Bank BPH:

    The sale (via the accelerated book building procedure) is conducted only to deliver the commitment made by GE to the KNF aimed at increasing the bank shares' free float to 25 percent.

  5. President Lincoln:

    Finding DNA and finding Lincoln’s DNA are two different issues, if we find DNA, we can only test it against the DNA on the pillow case that we are one hundred percent sure is his.

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