percentage

percentage(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (mathematics)
a. el porcentaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
What percentage of 50 does 17 represent?¿Qué porcentaje de 50 representa 17?
2. (share of money)
a. el porcentaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Her percentage comes out before taxes.Se saca su porcentaje antes de deducir impuestos.
b. el tanto por ciento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The sales manager gets a percentage of his team members' sales.El gerente de ventas recibe un tanto por ciento de las ventas de los integrantes de su equipo.
3. (advantage)
a. la tajada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The deal sounds nice, but what's my percentage?El trato parece interesante pero ¿de cuánto es mi tajada?
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
She says she's not getting any percentage, but I don't believe her.Dice que no está sacando nada, pero no le creo.
There's no percentage for me in lying about my past.No gano nada con mentir sobre mi pasado.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (of a percentage)
a. porcentual
The growth projection is three percentage points higher this year than last.La proyección de crecimiento es de tres puntos porcentuales más que el año pasado.
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percentage
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el porcentaje m, tanto por ciento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
to receive a percentage on all salespercibir un tanto por ciento de todas las ventas
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percentage [pəˈsentɪdʒ]
noun
1 (proportion) porcentaje (m)
what is the percentage of nitrogen in air? ¿cuál es el porcentaje de nitrógeno en el aire?
I couldn't give exact percentages for every period
a large percentage of people are immune un gran porcentaje de la gente es inmune
/the percentage of alcohol to water/ can vary a good deal have you done percentages yet at school? the percentage of Britain's GDP devoted to defense they managed to attract only a small percentage of the vote it's a tiny percentage of the total income the mums are mainly aged between 18-19 but a significant percentage are below the age of 15 there is a higher percentage of fat in the bodies of females what percentage of your diet is raw fruit and raw vegetables? with older children, this game can be used to begin to teach the concept of percentages I'll cut you in on a percentage of the profits
the figure is expressed as a percentage la cifra está expresada en tantos por ciento
on a percentage basis California lost more jobs than any other state según los porcentajes California perdió más puestos de trabajo que ningún otro estado
a [high] percentage in a very high percentage of cases
a high percentage are girls un alto or elevado porcentaje son chicas
areas with a very high percentage of immigrants only a few vegetable-origin foods have such a high percentage of protein
in percentage terms proporcionalmente
in percentage terms, Dorset is the fastest-growing county in the country this rate cut was, in percentage terms, the largest ever
2 (commission) porcentaje (m)
my percentage is deducted beforehand mi porcentaje se deduce antes; to get a percentage on all sales recibir un tanto por ciento sobre todas las ventas
his percentage was the standard fee from stallholders plus a tenth of the take his manager gets a percentage of his winnings the Television company has the rights and a percentage of the gross she refused his offer of a percentage of his next film
on a percentage basis a porcentaje
do not forget that some lending is done on a percentage basis
3 (rake-off) tajada (informal) (f)
all they're after is their percentage lo único que buscan es llevarse una tajada (informal)
4 (advantage, benefit)
there's no percentage in doing that haciendo eso no se saca nada; what percentage is there in it for me? ¿y yo qué saco?
modifier
percentage increase (n) aumento (m) porcentual
the percentage increase in reported crime in England and Wales this year could be the highest since the war East Anglia had the highest percentage increase in total employment by 1992 percentage increases could be back into double figures
percentage point (n) punto (m) porcentual
after lowering its discount rate half a percentage point they cut interest rates by a full percentage point we could forecast it down to a fraction of a percentage point
percentage sign (n) signo (m) del tanto por ciento
annual: annual percentage rate
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