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percent

adjective, adverb ( also per cent)
 
 
/pəˈsent/
B1 for or out of every 100, shown by the symbol %: a 40 percent increase in pricesMathematical symbols
percent ( also per cent) noun [C] Nearly 70 percent of all cars in the UK are less than five years old.
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 Russian процентный, в процентном отношении…
in Turkish yüzde, yüzde olarak, ...lik…
in Polish procent…
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