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percent sign
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Percent sign
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percent sign
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noun
a symbol (%) for “percent”:
a 10% drop in population.
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percent sign
noun
a sign ('%') used to indicate that the number preceding it should be understood as a proportion multiplied by 100
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
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