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American English: /pərˈsɛn(t)ɪdʒ/
British English: /pəˈsɛntɪdʒ/

Translation of percentage in Spanish:


  • 1.1 countable (Mathematics) translate the results into percentages
    indique el resultado en forma de porcentajes
    to play the percentages [colloquial]
    sopesar las posibilidades
    (before noun) percentage error
    porcentaje (masculine) de error
    percentage increase/point
    aumento (masculine) /punto (masculine) porcentual
    Example sentences
    • It would also help children with blood diseases such as leukaemia, and would hopefully increase the survival percentage rate.
    • The rate reverts to an annualised percentage rate of 16.9 per cent after six months.
    • He expects the bank to lower its main rate by half a percentage point to 2 percent next month.
    1.2 countable (part) she gets a percentage of the profits
    recibe un tanto por ciento or un porcentaje de los beneficios
    a high percentage of the population
    un alto porcentaje de la población
    1.3 uncountable (advantage) (American English) [colloquial]what percentage is there in it for me?
    ¿qué gano or saco yo con ello?
    there must be some percentage in it for him
    él debe de sacar tajada [colloquial]
    1.4 countable (average)
    (American English)
    Example sentences
    • There is a big corporate market for the championships, but their percentage of the whole audience is quite tiny.
    • I bet if a referendum were called for, the percentage of the whole population would be nearly the same as that in the survey.
    • There may be a small percentage that comes back, but a station does not usually get back the whole percentage that was lost.

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