percentadverb(also per cent) uk /pəˈsent/ us /pɚ-/
- Something like 60 percent of all married men will have an affair at some point in their marriage.
- Sales are up by 36 percent. How about that?
- They offer a 10 percent discount on rail travel for students.
- Across the country, exam results have improved by an average of eight percent.
- I've managed to negotiate a five percent pay increase with my boss.