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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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