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percentage

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

[pər′sen·tij]
(mathematics)
The result obtained by taking a given percent of a given quantity.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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