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per annum

Syllabification: per an·num
Pronunciation: /pər ˈanəm

Definition of per annum in English:


For each year (used in financial contexts): an average growth rate of around 2 percent per annum


early 17th century: Latin.

Words that rhyme with per annum

magnum • damnum

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