percentage

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percentage

Commerce the interest, tax, commission, or allowance on a hundred items

percentage

[pər′sen·tij]
(mathematics)
The result obtained by taking a given percent of a given quantity.
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In the first half, we didn't play the percentage game enough.
However, after rain had wiped out almost half this game, both Smith and his opposite number, Vince Wells, opted to play the percentage game rather than try to contrive a result.