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English definition of “something like 96 percent, half, etc.”

something like 96 percent, half, etc.

approximately, when talking about an amount or number: Something like 60 percent of all married men will have an affair at some point in their marriage. He paid something like £90 for a T-shirt.Approximate
(Definition of something like 96 percent, half, etc. from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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