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English noun: percentage

1. percentage a proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred)


Synonymspct, per centum, percent


Broader (hypernym)proportion


Narrower (hyponym)absentee rate, occupancy rate, unemployment rate, vacancy rate

2. percentage (possession) assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group


SamplesHe wanted his share in cash.


Synonymspart, portion, share


Broader (hypernym)assets


Narrower (hyponym)allocation, allotment, allowance, cut, dispensation, dole, interest, piece, profit sharing, ration, slice, split, stake, tranche, way


Part meronymearnings, lucre, net, net income, net profit, profit, profits









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