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percentage

noun uk   /pəˈsen.tɪdʒ/ us    /pɚˈsen.t̬ɪdʒ/

percentage noun (AMOUNT)

B2 [C] an amount of something, often expressed as a number out of 100: What percentage of women return to work after having a baby? Interest rates have risen by two percentage points.
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percentage noun (ADVANTAGE)

[U] US informal an advantage: There's no percentage in working such long hours.
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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