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English definition of “percentage”

percentage

noun [C]     /pəˈsentɪdʒ/
B2 an amount of something, expressed as a number out of 100: The percentage of women who work has risen steadily. The percentage of people who are left-handed is small - only about 10%.FractionsNumerical relationships
(Definition of percentage noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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