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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.

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

How to pronounce percent?

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    Karen
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How to say percent in sign language?

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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. Wang Fuqing:

    Many farmers plan to shift to grow rice and peanuts, about 10 percent of the farmland would be shifted to soybean.

  2. Patricia Arquette:

    There's tens of millions of families with single mothers who are living at 100 to 200 percent below the poverty level and these are not women that are on welfare, these are working women. How different would there life be if they're making an extra 40 to 60 cents to the dollar. We can't do this to our kids anymore.

  3. Andrew Mackenzie:

    We are 100 percent committed to do everything we can do to support Samarco and make this right, we are deeply sorry for everyone who has or will suffer for this terrible tragedy.

  4. Nik Pinchbeck:

    It was absolute a shock. I was 31, 6 feet tall and [176 pounds], and I’ve always been fit and healthy. To find out that I only have 20 percent function remaining in both kidneys, I was shocked, my family were shocked. I was three weeks out from my wedding. It was all very unknown and a very scary time.

  5. Czech PPF:

    The amount of 1 percent of O2 shares, set as the maximum total volume of shares for the buyout, was not achieved. PPF Group will disclose the exact number of the shares acquired once the closing, set for 27 February 2015, has been completed.

Images & Illustrations of percent

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