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Pronunciation:  pur'sentij

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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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