percentage

  

Definition

A fraction or ratio with 100 as the fixed and understood denominator.

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  • Max set up the company's website, and in return, he received a percentage of all of the company's online sales.

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  • I was amazed at the percentage of my paycheck was taken from my first paycheck for all the different employment taxes.

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  • I prefer to understand ideas using percentage as a tool to quantify numerical concepts instead of using words and language only.

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