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Meaning of PERCENTAGE

Pronunciation:  pur'sentij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash"
  2. [n]  a proportion multiplied by 100
 

PERCENTAGE is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: part, pct, per centum, percent, portion, share
 
 See Also: absentee rate, allocation, allotment, allowance, assets, batting average, cut, dispensation, dole, earnings, fielding average, interest, lucre, net, net income, net profit, occupancy rate, piece, profit, profit sharing, profits, proportion, proportionality, ration, slice, split, stake, tranche, unemployment rate, vacancy rate, way

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Per*cent"age\, n. [Per cent + -age, as in average.
See {Per}, and {Cent}.] (Com.)
A certain rate per cent; the allowance, duty, rate of
interest, discount, or commission, on a hundred.

 
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