per cent vs percent

per cent percent

Definitions

  • 1) Alternative spelling of percent.
  • 2) Abbreviations of the Latin per centum, by the hundred.

Definitions

  • 1) percentage.
  • 2) A part or other object per hundred
  • 3) A percentage or portion.
  • 4) Chiefly British Public securities yielding interest at a specified percentage.
  • 5) One part in a hundred.
  • 6) a proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred)
  • 7) Expressed in percents; usually together with a number.
  • 8) Paying or demanding interest at a specified percentage.
  • 9) Out of each hundred; per hundred.

Examples

  • 1) Last year witnessed a 24 percent increase in numbers, making for the best breeding season yet.
  • 2) With their extended families, these elites comprised about one to two percent of the population.
  • 3) This class probably constitutes less than 2 percent of the population.
  • 4) These animals were called bacteria, and they sometimes made up as much as ten percent of the body's weight.

Examples

  • 1) Last year witnessed a 24 percent increase in numbers, making for the best breeding season yet.
  • 2) With their extended families, these elites comprised about one to two percent of the population.
  • 3) This class probably constitutes less than 2 percent of the population.
  • 4) These animals were called bacteria, and they sometimes made up as much as ten percent of the body's weight.
  • 5) ‘If we are one hundred percent convinced of our case then a little dishonesty to iron out the odd inconsistency hardly seems wrong.’
  • 6) ‘There are few if any behavioral characteristics in humans that are one hundred percent genetic.’
  • 7) ‘However, my experience of camp food is one hundred percent favourable.’
  • 8) ‘Children whose diets were supplemented with milk rather than meat saw a 40 percent greater increase.’
  • 9) ‘The union has cut its wage demand by more than half, seeking a 2.5 percent yearly increase.’
  • 10) ‘What is felt towards you is ten percent genuine disagreement and ninety per cent envy.’
  • 11) ‘The Government is saying that the best it can ever expect is 3.9 percent economic growth.’
  • 12) ‘You can't win in this world unless you are 100 percent flexible, and none of us are that.’
  • 13) ‘It has opened the door for 74 percent foreign direct investment in the telecom sector.’
  • 14) ‘Too often we find ourselves judging people when we are far from 100 percent a saint.’
  • 15) ‘They say they are being paid nine percent less than their public hospital counterparts.’
  • 16) ‘To put that in perspective, the district is twenty percent larger than the State of Massachusetts.’
  • 17) ‘I thought about it for a few days and you know what, I think it's 100 percent the right thing to do.’
  • 18) ‘We lived in an area that was 99 percent Jewish, with immigrants from Russia and Poland.’
  • 19) ‘When the needle was rotated back and forth, the pullout force was 53 percent greater.’
  • 20) ‘To get the cash we have to carry and sort a daily load which is 50 percent greater than before.’
  • 21) ‘If anyone out there can explain to me how hair can be sixty percent shinier, please let me know.’
  • 22) ‘We know this virus is 100 percent preventable, so why is the number of new cases on the rise?’
  • 23) ‘In less than two years water bills in England had rocketed to 70 percent higher than anywhere else.’
  • 24) ‘The cost of meat in the stores is at least 2 percent higher than it was last year.’
  • 25) ‘Well, you're one of the, probably, half of a percent of people who would actually do that.’
  • 26) ‘According to the report, these prices fell by half a percent in October.’
  • 27) ‘To put that in perspective, we humans have been around for half a percent of that.’
  • 28) ‘Email marketing has low response rates, typically less than half a percent, but is very, very cheap.’
  • 29) ‘Only one half to one percent of the fruit Finn planted a few years ago will make it past this point.’
  • 30) ‘Florida law calls for a recount if the difference between candidates is less than half of one percent.’
  • 31) ‘Twenty-one percent of renters paid more than half of their incomes for rent in 1981.’
  • 32) ‘Sixty eight per cent of respondents used some form of electronic article surveillance in at least some of their stores.’
  • 33) ‘Only five per cent of respondents consider that vendors were open about the true costs associated with their products.’
  • 34) ‘One hundred percent of the respondents voted for the latter.’
  • 35) ‘Seventy five per cent of all patients waiting for non-emergency surgery were admitted within three months for their treatment.’
  • 36) ‘Only one per cent said they had been bullied because of their ethnic origin.’
  • 37) ‘Sixty six per cent said that they thought a canal through the town centre was a good idea.’
  • 38) ‘Thirty six percent of the vote to run the country cannot be right.’
  • 39) ‘Fifty nine per cent of the patients were positive for cocaine.’
  • 40) ‘But the total bill increase ranges from 15.1 per cent to 16.2 per cent.’
  • 41) ‘One-third got advice from friends and only seven per cent said teachers provided appropriate information.’
  • 42) ‘Seventy nine per cent of patients with isolated long bone fractures received analgesia, which is consistent with a previous report.’
  • 43) ‘Sales for the past few years have only poked along, growing just a few percent per year since 1997.’
  • 44) ‘Eleven and a half percent of the participants had no educational qualifications.’
  • 45) ‘They speak of the reciprocal of the payback period as a percent per year rate of return.’
  • 46) ‘The second compatibility problem is a slow boot issue and we believe it is a small percent of users that have experienced this.’
  • 47) ‘Some of the leases are based on a dollar amount per square foot and some on percent of income.’
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