cent cent  /ˈsɛnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a fractional monetary unit of several countries
  2. (n) a coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit

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Usage(s):

  1. Of the employed, 68 per cent are in business, the rest in professions, government and armed forces.
  2. Police 74 per cent Taxi drivers 49 per cent Lawyers 48 per cent Travel agents 42 per cent Financial advisors 40 per cent Car salesmen eight per cent.
  3. Almost equally notable was the continued advance of cotton, which broke through 30 cents and registered a new high record for practically all futures.

News

  1. 50 Cent takes time out to hang with a boys basketball team in his home borough of Queens

    In addition to da club, apparently you can also find 50 Cent at your local high school. That is, if your local high school happens to be home to a Federation AA state championship winning boys basketball squad in 50 Cent's native borough of Queens, N.Y. Continue reading ?
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Prep Rally via Yahoo! Sports

  2. 50 Cent Produced Drama Picked Up By Starz Network

    50 Cent 's portfolio has been deeper than rap for a long time now. Curtis Jackson's latest venture in the television world is a drama called Power , which has just been picked up by the Starz network.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Hip-Hop Wired

  3. 50 Cent teams up with Starz for ‘Power’-ful new drama

    Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is going back to the streets: Starz announced that it has greenlit Power, an hour-long drama executive
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Entertainment Weekly

Quotes

  1. "I am deeply honoured to receive the Nobel Peace Prize," Mr Gore said in a statement. "My wife, Tipper, and I will donate 100 per cent of the proceeds of the award to the Alliance for Climate Protection, a bipartisan non-profit organisation...
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Al Gore Source: The Age

  2. "Early this morning the House and Senate reached an agreement on a set of Wall Street reforms that represents 90 per cent of what I proposed when I took up this fight," Mr Obama said.
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "I don't know if he is just looking for some excuses after the match or something like that," he said. "He was, I think, 100 per cent ready."
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Tomas Berdych Source: Toronto Star

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