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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.

  2. percentnoun

    percentage.

  3. 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. Johnny Galecki:

    When I started my production company it was No. 1 at the top of the list to try to do a comedy about religion, i recognized that these conversations [ about religion ] were n’t being had despite the fact that … 80 percent of people in the world subscribe their lives to some sort of spiritual belief.

  2. Steve Perillo:

    Our business is up 45 percent last year and this year, it’s unbelievable.

  3. Deon Hill:

    I'm 100 percent normal, and it's really a blessing.

  4. The IEA:

    Total non-OPEC output next year is expected to contract by nearly 0.5 million bpd as global upstream spending cuts of more than 20 percent impact both new projects and existing production.

  5. Janet Yang:

    Sometimes, ignoring your investments can be a good thing. You’re less likely to pull your money out after it loses 10 percent, and then you’re still invested when the rebound comes.

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