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Definition of Cent

Cent

  1. A hundred; as, ten per cent, the proportion of ten parts in a hundred.
  2. A United States coin, the hundredth part of a dollar, formerly made of copper, now of copper, tin, and zinc.
  3. An old game at cards, supposed to be like piquet; -- so called because 100 points won the game.

Cent Quotations

Nobody was ever meant, To remember or invent, What he did with every cent.
Robert Frost

I read somewhere that 77 per cent of all the mentally ill live in poverty. Actually, I'm more intrigued by the 23 per cent who are apparently doing quite well for themselves.
Jerry Garcia

Real freedom is having nothing. I was freer when I didn't have a cent.
Mike Tyson

Ninety per cent of the world's woe comes from people not knowing themselves, their abilities, their frailties, and even their real virtues. Most of us go almost all the way through life as complete strangers to ourselves - so how can we know anyone else?
Sydney J. Harris

I write adult fiction, but a good 40 to 50 per cent of my readers are teenagers. I love that if they have to grow up and move past JK Rowling they can move to me. From Jo to Jodi!
Jodi Picoult
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Cent Translations

cent in Afrikaans is sent
cent in Dutch is cent
cent in Finnish is sentti
cent in French is centime
cent in Hungarian is cent
cent in Portuguese is centavo

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