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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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Their fly-half played the percentages very well to keep them going forward, and by the time we got ourselves back together it was too late - it's just so frustrating.
He played the percentages superbly and gaveO'Garaabit ofalessonon the terrain he knows so well.
Davie Weir and Danny Wilson played the percentages and trusted their team mates.