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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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The lessons of many a costly festival have taught me to either play the percentage game and strike wagers in virtually every race or focus on the alternative cards at Sedgefield, Huntingdon and Hexham that week.
Sometimes we have to play the percentage game as well.
We have to get the basics right and play the percentage game because we don't have the same quality as United.