Definition of 'percent'
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Last year witnessed a 24 percent increase in numbers, making for the best breeding season yet. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Last year witnessed a 24 percent increase in numbers, making for the best breeding season yet. Smithsonian Mag (2017)With their extended families, these elites comprised about one to two percent of the population. READING THE BIBLE AGAIN FOR THE FIRST TIME: Taking the Bible Seriously but Not Literally. (2001)This class probably constitutes less than 2 percent of the population. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)These animals were called bacteria, and they sometimes made up as much as ten percent of the body's weight. The Broken God (1993)
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