percent sign


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Noun1.percent sign - a sign (`%') used to indicate that the number preceding it should be understood as a proportion multiplied by 100percent sign - a sign (`%') used to indicate that the number preceding it should be understood as a proportion multiplied by 100
grapheme, graphic symbol, character - a written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters"
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A conservative rule of thumb: Add a percent sign to their age, then put no more than that percentage of their money into fixed income investments like bonds, fixed assets or CDs.
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The percent sign (%) is, in reality, a unique way of writing 100.