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per- British & World English

Through; all over

per British & World English

For each (used with units to express a rate)

as per British & World English

In accordance with

per se British & World English

By or in itself or themselves; intrinsically

per se English Thesaurus

possessing a knife was not per se an unlawful act

per pale British & World English

Divided by a vertical line

per annum British & World English

For each year (used in financial contexts)

per cent British & World English

By a specified amount in or for every hundred

per diem British & World English

For each day (used in financial contexts)

per mill British & World English

One part in every thousand

per mille British & World English

By a specified amount in every thousand

per pro. British & World English

Per procurationem (used when signing a letter on behalf of someone else; now usually abbreviated to pp)

per mille New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

by a specified amount in every thousand

per capita British & World English

For each person; in relation to people taken individually

per contra British & World English

On the other hand

per curiam British & World English

By or denoting decision of an appellate court in unanimous agreement, written anonymously

per curiam New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

by unanimous decision of a court

per incuriam British & World English

Through or characterized by lack of due regard to the law or the facts

per incuriam New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

through lack of regard to the law or the facts

pay-per-view British & World English

A television service in which viewers are required to pay a fee in order to watch a specific programme


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