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percent

adverb [not gradable] (also per cent)  us   /pərˈsent/ (abbreviation pct, symbol %)
for or out of every 100: You got 20 percent of the answers right. Only 48% of registered voters actually voted in the election.
Translations of “percent”
in Korean 퍼센트…
in Arabic بِالمِئة…
in Portuguese por cento…
in Catalan per cent…
in Japanese パーセント(%)…
in Italian percento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 百分之…(符號為%)…
in Russian процентный, в процентном отношении…
in Turkish yüzde, yüzde olarak, ...lik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 百分之…(符号为%)…
in Polish procent…
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