Translation of percentage in Spanish:
- 1.1 countable/numerable [Mathematics/Matemáticas] porcentaje (masculine) translate the results into percentages indique el resultado en forma de porcentajes to play the percentages [colloquial/familiar] sopesar las posibilidades (before noun/delante del nombre) percentage error porcentaje (masculine) de error percentage increase/point aumento (masculine)/punto (masculine) porcentualExample sentences1.2 countable/numerable (part) porcentaje (masculine) 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/no numerable (advantage) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [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 [colloquial/familiar] 1.4 countable/numerable (average) (American English/inglés norteamericano) promedio (masculine)
- 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.
- 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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