cent per cent


cent per cent
Inglish (Indian English) Dictionary
means "100 per cent" as in
"He got cent per cent in maths".

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • cent per cent — phrasal 1. : a hundred for every hundred 2. : without exception …   Useful english dictionary

  • Per cent — Per Per, prep. [L. Cf. {Far}, {For }, {Pardon}, and cf. {Par}, prep.] Through; by means of; through the agency of; by; for; for each; as, per annum; per capita, by heads, or according to individuals; per curiam, by the court; per se, by itself,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • per cent — /pə sent/ adjective, adverb out of each hundred, or for each hundred ♦ 10 per cent ten in every hundred ● What is the increase per cent? ● Fifty per cent of nothing is still nothing. ▪▪▪ ‘…this would represent an 18 per cent growth rate – a… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • per cent — is normally written as two words in BrE but as one word (percent) in AmE. In attributive use (i.e. before a noun), it is normally written with a hyphen in BrE: a 12 per cent increase. The type per cent of is normally treated as singular if the… …   Modern English usage

  • per|cent|age|wise — «puhr SEHN tihj wyz», adverb. from the standpoint of percentage or percentages: »He estimated sales probably would be off a little more percentagewise for the six months as a whole than the 2 per cent drop suffered in the first quarter (Wall… …   Useful english dictionary

  • per|cent|age — «puhr SEHN tihj», noun. 1. a rate or proportion of each hundred; part of each hundred: »What percentage of children were absent? The French were…suffering a lower percentage of casualties than the British (H. G. Wells). 2. a part or proportion:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • per cent — ► ADVERB ▪ by a specified amount in or for every hundred. ► NOUN ▪ one part in every hundred …   English terms dictionary

  • per cent — (esp. BrE) (AmE usually percent) noun VERB + PER CENT ▪ account for, amount to, be equal to, comprise, constitute, equal, represent ▪ Overseas earnings accounted for 9% of th …   Collocations dictionary

  • per cent — [[t]pə(r) se̱nt[/t]] ♦ N COUNT: num N, oft N of n (The spelling percent is also used. Per cent is both the singular and the plural form.) You use per cent to talk about amounts. For example, if an amount is 10 per cent (10%) of a larger amount,… …   English dictionary

  • per cent — I UK [pə(r)ˈsent] / US [pərˈsent] noun [singular] maths *** one part of 100, or a particular amount of a total that you have divided by 100. Per cent is often shown using the symbol % He owns 20% only of the business. per cent of: Women now… …   English dictionary


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