Translation of percentage in Spanish:

percentage

Pronunciation: /pərˈsentɪdʒ; pəˈsentɪdʒ/

n

  • 1.1 c [Math] porcentaje (m) translate the results into percentages indique el resultado en forma de porcentajes to play the percentages [colloquial/familiar] sopesar las posibilidades (before n) percentage error porcentaje (m) de error percentage increase/point aumento (m)/punto (m) porcentual percentage sign signo (m) del tanto por ciento
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    • 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 c (part) porcentaje (m) 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 u (advantage) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] 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 [familiar/colloquial] 1.4 c (average) (AmE) promedio (m)
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    • 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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