per cent
adjective, adverb

out of each hundred, or for each hundred

"...this would represent an 18 per cent growth rate - a slight slackening of the 25 per cent turnover rise in the first half" [Financial Times]

"...buildings are depreciated at two per cent per annum on the estimated cost of construction" [Hongkong Standard]

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