Posted on

Pronunciation of Percent: Learn how to pronounce Percent in English correctly

Learn how to say Percent correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word per cent:

by a specified amount in or for every hundred:
new car sales may be down nineteen per cent
staff rejected a 1.8 per cent increase
one part in every hundred:
a reduction of half a per cent or so in price
the rate, number, or amount in each hundred.

mid 16th century: from per + cent, perhaps an abbreviation of pseudo-Latin per centum