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5 percent (5%)/10 percent (10%) etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English5 percent (5%)/10 percent (10%) etc5 percent (5%)/10 percent (10%) etcHMequal to five, ten etc parts out of a total of 100 parts 🔊 a 10% increase in house prices 🔊 a company with a 40 percent stake in the project percent5 percent (5%)/10 percent (10%) etc5 percent (5%)/10 percent (10%) etcHMan amount equal to five, ten etc parts out of a total of 100 parts 🔊 The bank charges interest at 14%.5 percent (5%)/10 percent (10%) etc of 🔊 Eighty percent of the population voted.Percent is only used after a number. If you are referring more generally to part of an amount, use percentage: A high percentage (NOT percent) of the population was illiterate. percent
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