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per capita Line breaks: per cap¦ita
Pronunciation: /pəː ˈkapɪtə/
(also per caput ˈkapʊt)

Definition of per capita in English:

adverb& adjective

For each person; in relation to people taken individually: [as adverb]: the state had fewer banks per capita than elsewhere lower than average per capita spending

Origin

Late 17th century: Latin, literally 'by heads'.

Words that rhyme with per capita

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