Keywords: per cent, percent, percentage
As a Noun
1. A fraction of an amount expressed as a particular number of hundredths of that amount. English = percentage.
2. A single unit of measurement when an amount is expressed as a percentage. English = per cent, percent (US).
3. The symbol used to write percentages (%) which is pronounced "per cent" in English.
1. Used immediately after numbers to mean the amount in question is expressed as a percentage. English = per cent.