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per·cent (per cent)

percent (per cent)

 
pronunciation:
pr sent
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part of speech: noun
definition: one part of each hundred, or an amount expressed as part of one hundred.
Ten percent of one hundred is ten.The price of houses rose by four percent.
Word Builder: percent +
  • percentage:
    an amount expressed as a fraction of one hundred.
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