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Definition

(100) percent: (100) %, out of one hundred
noun, adjective, adverb
Percent can take EITHER a singular OR a plural verb depending on the context. Example: "80 percent of the people are happy" OR "80 percent of the group is happy".

I got 100 percent on my lesson today; I got all the questions right!

a percentage: an amount or fraction of something, expressed as a number out of 100
noun

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