or per cent
historical usage of percent
words often confused with percent
OTHER WORDS FROM percentper·cent·al, adjective
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How to use percent in a sentence
As for Heinicke, he said his left shoulder is “pretty much 100 percent.”Quarterback Taylor Heinicke signs two-year contract to return to Washington Football Team|Sam Fortier|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
“I’m more than positive that it was literally less than half a percent,” this person said.Media Briefing: Media companies’ DE&I follow-throughs fall short|Tim Peterson|February 4, 2021|Digiday
If a third party is taking anywhere between 15 to 30 percent of the order, then that’s more than the profit of the people who are actually doing the work.Restaurants Avoiding Big Delivery Apps Have to Get Creative|Kristen Hawley|February 1, 2021|Eater
Among those stocks is Virgin Galactic, which has a "short percent of float" of about 70 percent.As Virgin Galactic gets swept up in GameStop mania, it gets back to flying|Eric Berger|February 1, 2021|Ars Technica
If they were, about 35 to 40 percent of adults would never get a license to drive.
Thirty-six percent were in favor and 38 percent were opposed.
Historically the reelection rate for members of Congress is in the area of 95 percent.
The breakdown of the 114th Congress is 80 percent white, 80 percent male, and 92 percent Christian.
With chemotherapy, her doctors give her at least an 80 percent chance of survival.
This Congress will welcome more women than ever before at 19 percent of the House and 20 percent of the Senate.
The public wants to see midgets and fully fifty percent of these are now engaged in some form of show business.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
It costs the Government from 50 percent more to twice as much as it would private enterprise to put water on the land (applause).
Eighty-odd percent of our people are directly or indirectly dependent for their living on business conditions.
Of this great territory 27 percent is occupied by forests, a proportion nearly the same as that of the forest area of Germany.
This had rendered unavoidable a twenty percent reduction in wages paid employes in the Navy Yard.A History of Trade Unionism in the United States|Selig Perlman
British Dictionary definitions for percent
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A fraction expressed as a number of hundredths. Twelve percent of a quantity, for example, is twelve one-hundredths of it. Twelve percent may also be written 12%.