Meaning of PERCENTAGE in English


[per.cent.age] n (ca. 1789) 1 a: a part of a whole expressed in hundredths b: the result obtained by multiplying a number by a percent

2. a: a share of winnings or profits b: advantage, profit "no ~ in going around looking like an old sack of laundry --Wallace Stegner"

3: an indeterminate part: proportion

4. a: probability b: favorable odds

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