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Number (value) that represents a percentage position in a list (range) of data. For example, if the performance of an entity is at 43rd percentile, then it performs better than 43 percent of all entities within its group. See also quartile.

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Finding out what percentile your product is selling at can help you determine if you should keep the price as is.
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Our company was in the top 6 percentile of profit in our market and area. We were pleased with our stellar performance.
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I graduated in the top percentile of my class, which meant I was really smart and would probably get into a great college.
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