a rate or proportion per hundred.
an allowance, commission, or rate of interest calculated by percent.
a proportion in general: Only a small percentage of the class will graduate with honors.
gain; benefit; profit; advantage.
- per·cent·aged, adjective
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How to use percentage in a sentence
Loyd’s on track for the best defensive rating of her career so far, and her assist percentage has even ticked up, despite playing next to a pair of primary ballhandlers in Sue Bird and Jordin Canada.There’s No WNBA All-Star Game This Year, But We Picked The Rosters Anyway | Howard Megdal | August 26, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
One particular sticking point was herd immunity, which occurs when a large percentage of the community is immune to a disease and ends up protecting those who aren’t.Supervisor by Day, But a COVID-19 Skeptic on the Airwaves | Katy Stegall | August 20, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
That means the next mayor could be someone who nabs a relatively small percentage of the vote.North County Report: What We Know About the November Ballot So Far | Kayla Jimenez | August 5, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
As the tool will also calculate the percentage of conversation dominated by each of your competitors, you can then dig deeper to analyze what the successful competitors are doing better in terms of branding.Seven brand health metrics and how to measure them | Aleh Barysevich | July 24, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
Just a few weeks in, that CRO said, there is a slim chance they might only miss their original targets by a few percentage points.
By 2012, Democratic President Barack Obama owned the Asian-American vote, winning it by 47 percentage points.
Most importantly, they were all deleted long before that percentage could rise any higher.
And it has a high percentage of women who say their husbands forbid them from working.
With a .700 career winning percentage as a coach in college and the NFL, Harbaugh is a winner.Is Any College Football Coach Worth $60 Million? Jim Harbaugh Is | Jesse Lawrence | December 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
About half of Turkers live in the United States, a percentage that is increasing.Amazon’s Turkers Kick Off the First Crowdsourced Labor Guild | Kevin Zawacki | December 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Results are in terms of bulk of precipitate, which must not be confused with percentage by weight.
The weight percentage can be found by referring to Purdy's tables, given later.
The percentage of gold to the notes—the main demand liability—has, of course, fallen from about 65 to 35 per cent.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
The percentage of reserves to deposits, which marks the safety line for England, refers to the items in the banking department.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
When a convenient number of coffee-beans is used (any multiple of 100), the percentage calculation is extremely easy.
British Dictionary definitions for percentage
proportion or rate per hundred parts
commerce the interest, tax, commission, or allowance on a hundred items
any proportion in relation to the whole
informal profit or advantage
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