per centum

[ per sen-tuh m ]
/ pər ˈsɛn təm /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. per annum,
  2. per anum,
  3. per ardua ad astra,
  4. per capita,
  5. per cent,
  6. per contiguum,
  7. per continuum,
  8. per contra,
  9. per curiam,
  10. per diem

Origin of per centum

1555–65; < Latin: literally, by the hundred

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Examples from the Web for per centum

  • George Bross was eighty-five per-centum of the house Romance.

    The Day of Days|Louis Joseph Vance