Meaning of PERCENTAGE in English

PERCENTAGE

noun Date: circa 1789 1. a part of a whole expressed in hundredths , the result obtained by multiplying a number by a percent , 2. a share of winnings or profits, advantage , profit , an indeterminate part ; proportion , 4. probability , favorable odds

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