usage note for percentage
OTHER WORDS FROM percentageper·cent·aged, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for percentage
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.
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|DAILY BEAST
Throughout the state, the percentage of insured doubled in many counties.Inside the Democrats’ Godawful Midterm Election Wipeout|Michael Tomasky|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a now famous clip, Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) was asked what percentage of Congress smokes.Can Congress Get Stoned Now That D.C. Has Legalized Marijuana?|Abby Haglage|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The annual balance sheet, however, would show the percentage of profit to the total outlay.
This point would be determined from a knowledge of the cost of production per gallon, and the percentage of acetic acid per unit.The Preparation of Plantation Rubber|Sidney Morgan
But they mustn't snap, however large a percentage of puppy-dogs they contain.When Ghost Meets Ghost|William Frend De Morgan
The shoulder-hitter politicians, each with his pull, and each having a claim to his percentage.Bidwell's Travels, from Wall Street to London Prison|Austin Biron Bidwell
The mode of this percentage distribution is at 15 for both boys and girls.The High School Failures|Francis P. Obrien