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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 per cen·tum /pɝˈsɛntəm/
 百分比

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Per prep.  Through; by means of; through the agency of; by; for; for each; as, per annum; per capita, by heads, or according to individuals; per curiam, by the court; per se, by itself, of itself.  Per is also sometimes used with English words.
 Per annum, by the year; in each successive year; annually.
 per cent, Per centum, percent, by the hundred; in the hundred; a proportion multiplied by one hundred; -- used esp. of proportions of ingredients, rate or amount of interest, and the like; most commonly used in the shortened form per cent; as, 5 is ten per cent of 50.  It is commonly symbolized with the per cent sign, “%”.
 Per diem, by the day. [For other phrases from the Latin, see Quotations, Phrases, etc., from Foreign Languages, in the Supplement.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 per centum
      n : a proportion multiplied by 100 [syn: percentage, percent,
           pct]