a (or one) hundred per cent

a (or one) hundred per cent
entirely.
↘[usu. with negative] informal completely fit and healthy.
informal maximum effort and commitment.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • one hundred per cent — a/one/hundred per cent phrase completely I’m not a hundred per cent convinced about this. Benson’s colleagues said that they were behind him one hundred per cent. Thesaurus: completely and thoroughlysynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • one hundred per cent — ► a (or one) hundred per cent 1) entirely. 2) informal completely fit and healthy: she didn t feel one hundred per cent. 3) informal maximum effort and commitment. Main Entry: ↑hundred …   English terms dictionary

  • (a) hundred per cent — a/one/hundred per cent phrase completely I’m not a hundred per cent convinced about this. Benson’s colleagues said that they were behind him one hundred per cent. Thesaurus: completely and thoroughlysynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • a hundred per cent — ► a (or one) hundred per cent 1) entirely. 2) informal completely fit and healthy: she didn t feel one hundred per cent. 3) informal maximum effort and commitment. Main Entry: ↑hundred …   English terms dictionary

  • per cent — ► ADVERB ▪ by a specified amount in or for every hundred. ► NOUN ▪ one part in every hundred …   English terms dictionary

  • per cent — I UK [pə(r)ˈsent] / US [pərˈsent] noun [singular] maths *** one part of 100, or a particular amount of a total that you have divided by 100. Per cent is often shown using the symbol % He owns 20% only of the business. per cent of: Women now… …   English dictionary

  • PER CENT — adv. & n. (US percent) adv. in every hundred. n. 1 percentage. 2 one part in every hundred (half a per cent). 3 (in pl.) Brit. public securities yielding interest of so much per cent (three per cents) …   Useful english dictionary

  • per cent — (also US percent) adverb by a specified amount in or for every hundred. noun one part in every hundred. ↘the rate, number, or amount in each hundred. Origin C16: from per + cent …   English new terms dictionary

  • United States one hundred-dollar bill — One hundred dollars (United States) Value: $100 …   Wikipedia

  • hundred — ► CARDINAL NUMBER 1) ten more than ninety; 100. (Roman numeral: c or C.) 2) (hundreds) informal an unspecified large number. 3) used to express whole hours in the twenty four hour system. ► NOUN Brit. historical ▪ a subdivision o …   English terms dictionary

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