• Definition for "per cent"
• Alternative spelling of percent.
• Quotes for "per cent"
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# per cent definition

• noun:
• Alternative spelling of percent.
• Abbreviations of this Latin per centum, because of the hundred.
• preposition:
• because of the hundred; within the hundred; a proportion increased by one hundred; -- used esp. of proportions of components, rate or number of interest, and so on; mostly used in the shortened kind %. It is commonly symbolized because of the percent indication, "%".