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Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] per centum (for every hundred).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
percent

Plural
percent

percent (percent)
  1. A part or other object per hundred
    A resolution must receive fifty-one percent of the votes to pass.

Usage notes

  • A percentage is often denoted by the character %.
    50% denotes 50 percent.

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French

Verb

percent

  1. Third-person plural present of percer.

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