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The two clubs have hit the highest percentage of passes long this term. The Sun (2016)The dip of three percentage points has cost it six places in the overall table. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Score shown is a percentage of total points available. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is no reason for agencies to arbitrarily charge a percentage of any house sale rather than a standard fee of sale. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In fact the proposal is to report the number or percentage, not individuals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)New Zealand also have the highest percentage of attacks off two passes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We know what our biomass is in each place and we pledge to only take a small percentage of what is available to us. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It said'only a very small percentage' would be affected. The Sun (2016)But the biggest threat to your crucial five-star rating comes from an unexpected direction - the small percentage of guests with more unusual expectations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Borrowers with more serious problems could find deals about two percentage points cheaper elsewhere. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The profit percentage definition used for "return on sales" is profit before tax and interest. Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)So this is not a ridiculous number of percentage. Christianity Today (2000)You draw a high percentage of your money for being a figure of public interest. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Those that levy a percentage of the amount invested could work out better for you. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The interest cover ratio is the rent expressed as a percentage of the interest cost. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The small percentages can make the difference between winning and losing. The Sun (2009)Each month a percentage of the profits will go to different charities. The Sun (2011)Some home loans now charge their fees as a percentage of the amount that you are borrowing. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But if the film does well you get a percentage of the profits. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Inevitably a high percentage will be in storage at any time. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But our percentage involvement is small. The Sun (2011)Properties worth just above 2m will pay a lower percentage of tax through taper relief. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That would have squeezed the risk premium by 4.3 percentage points. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)One of the reasons for having so many was chasing that extra half a percentage point interest when exciting new products came out. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That boosts growth by 0.6 percentage points a year. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Such as basis points: a hundredth of a percentage point. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A quarter of a percentage point extra interest is simply not worth the hassle. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is first the figure of labor force participation, both in numbers and percentage of the labor force. MANAGING IN TURBULENT TIMES (1980)They are restricted to a formula based on RPI plus a set number of percentage points. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Instead, advisers must agree fees upfront with clients - either a percentage of the amount invested or hourly fees. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Sales Tax A percentage tax placed on the total receipts of a transaction. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)What offends the British sense of fairness is that they are not rising by one or two thousand pounds, in line with other percentage tax rises. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'percentage'
British English: percentage /pəˈsɛntɪdʒ/ NOUN
A percentage is a fraction of an amount expressed as a particular number of hundredths.
...a high percentage of protein.
- American English: percentage
- Arabic: نِسْبَةٌ مِئَوِيَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: percentagem
- Chinese: 百分比
- Croatian: postotak
- Czech: procento
- Danish: procentdel
- Dutch: percentage
- European Spanish: porcentaje
- Finnish: prosenttiosuus
- French: pourcentage
- German: Prozentsatz
- Greek: ποσοστό
- Italian: percentuale
- Japanese: パーセンテージ
- Korean: 백분율
- Norwegian: prosentdel
- Polish: procent
- European Portuguese: percentagem
- Romanian: procentaj
- Russian: процентное отношение
- Spanish: porcentaje
- Swedish: procent
- Thai: อัตราร้อยละ
- Turkish: yüzde
- Ukrainian: процентне співвідношення
- Vietnamese: tỷ lệ phần trăm
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