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  • n. Alternative spelling of percent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prep. by the hundred; in the hundred; a proportion multiplied by one hundred; -- used esp. of proportions of ingredients, rate or amount of interest, and the like; most commonly used in the shortened form per cent. It is commonly symbolized with the per cent sign, "%".
  • prep.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Abbreviations of the Latin per centum, by the hundred.

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