Definition of apiece in English:


Syllabification: a·piece
Pronunciation: /əˈpēs


  • (Used after a noun or an amount) to, for, or by each one of a group: we sold 385 prints at $10 apiece
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    • A large crowd watched a very competitive decider and the sides finished level at two goals apiece.
    • The home side held their own with one of the league favourites as both teams retired two goals apiece at the break.
    • A goal apiece in the extra period meant the teams still couldn't be separated.
    each, respectively, per item, individually
    informal a pop, a throw, per
    formal severally


late Middle English: from a1 + piece.

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