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percentage

noun  /pərˈsen·tɪdʒ/ us  
[U] an improvement or advantage, esp. when considered against other possibilities: There’s no percentage in working long hours if you don’t plan to stay in that job.
[C] an amount of something, often expressed as a number out of 100: TV ratings are based on the percentage of sets tuned to a particular program.
Translations of “percentage”
in Korean 백분률의…
in Arabic نِسبة مِئويّة…
in French pourcentage, proportion…
in Turkish yüzde oranı, yüzde, nispet…
in Italian percentuale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 數量, 百分比,百分率…
in Russian процент…
in Polish odsetek, procent…
in Spanish porcentaje…
in Portuguese porcentagem…
in German die Prozente (pl.), der Prozentsatz…
in Catalan percentatge…
in Japanese 百分率, パーセンテージ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 数量, 百分比,百分率…
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