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per

 (pûr)
prep. Informal
1. To, for, or by each; for every: Gasoline once cost 40 cents per gallon.
2. According to; by: Changes were made to the manuscript per the author's instructions.
3. By means of; through.
adv. Informal
1. For each one; apiece: sold the cookies for one dollar per.
2. Per hour: was driving at 60 miles per.

[Latin; see per in Indo-European roots.]

PER

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Professions) Professional Employment Register

PER

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Professions) Professional Employment Register

per

(pɜr; unstressed pər)

prep.
1. for or in each or every; a or an: Membership costs $10 per year.
2. according to; in accordance with: I delivered the box per your instructions.
3. by means of; by; through: Send it per messenger.
adv.
4. Informal. each; for each one: The charge was five dollars per.
Idioms:
as per, according to; in accordance with: arranged as per instructions.
[1580–90; < Latin: through, by, for, for each. See for]
usage: per meaning “for each” occurs chiefly in technical or statistical contexts: miles per gallon; cost per person. It is also common in sports commentary: 16 points per quarter.A or an is often considered more suitable in nontechnical use. per or as per meaning “according to” is sometimes criticized and is rare in edited writing.

per-

1. a prefix meaning “through,” “thoroughly,” “utterly,” “very”: pervert; pervade; perfect.
2. a prefix used in the names of inorganic acids and their salts that possess the maximum amount of the element specified in the base word: percarbonic (H2C2O5) acid; potassium permanganate (KMnO4).
[< Latin, prefixal use of per per]

Per.

1. Persia.
2. Persian.

per.

1. percentile.
2. period.
3. person.
Translations
في كُلكلَّ، في كُلِّلِكُلِّلِكُل
naza
perfor hverom
perjokainenkauttamukaisesti
po
személyenként
á
・・・につき
...당
kiekvienamprocentas
uz/parvienāvienam, katram
per
ต่อ
başına-deher biri içinsırasında
cho mỗi

per

[pɜːʳ] PREPpor
per annumal año
we shall proceed as per instructionsprocederemos de acuerdo con las instrucciones
as per invoicede acuerdo con or según la factura
£10 per dozen10 libras la docena
30 miles per gallon30 millas por cada galón
per headpor cabeza
per head of populationpor habitante
60 miles per hour60 millas por hora
per personpor persona
£15 per person per night15 libras por persona y por noche
per sede por sí
£7 per week7 libras a la semana
see also per cent, usual A

per

[ˈpɜːr] prep
(= each) → par
per person → par personne
per week → par semaine
per day → par jour
(speed) miles per hour → miles à l'heure
30 miles per hour → trente miles à l'heure
(charge, cost) a cost of 45p per photograph → le prix de 45 pence par photo
per day → par jour
per hour [pay, cost] → de l'heure, l'heure
£10 per hour → 10 livres de l'heure
cost per hour → coût m horaire
Typical costs per hour run from 40 to 60 → Le coût horaire varie généralement de 40 à 60 dollars.
(with units of measurement) per kilo → le kilo
per metre → le mètre
as per (= according to) → conformément à
as per your instructions → conformément à vos instructions
as per instructions → conformément aux consignes

per

preppro; £500 per annum£ 500 im or pro Jahr; 60 km per hour60 Stundenkilometer, 60 km pro Stunde or in der Stunde; £2 per dozendas Dutzend für £ 2, £ 2 das Dutzend; £5 per copy£ 5 pro or je Exemplar, £ 5 für jedes Exemplar; as pergemäß (+dat); per sean sich, per se (geh) ? usual

per

[pɜːʳ] prepper, a
£7 per week/dozen → 7 sterline la or alla settimana/dozzina
per day → al giorno
per week → alla settimana
per head or person → a testa, a or per persona
per hour → all'ora, orario/a
per kilo → al or il chilo
per pro (by proxy) → per procura
as per your instructions → secondo le vostre istruzioni

per

(pəː) preposition
1. out of. We have less than one mistake per page.
2. for each. The dinner will cost $15 per person.
3. in each. six times per week.
per cent (pəˈsent) adverb
, noun (often written % with figures) (of numbers, amounts etc) stated as a fraction of one hundred. Twenty-five per cent of one hundred and twenty is thirty; 25% of the people did not reply to our letters.

per

لِكُلِّ na per pro ανά por per par po a ・・・につき ...당 per per przez por из расчета на per ต่อ başına cho mỗi

per

prep. por;
___ rectum___ el recto, ___ vía rectal.

per

prep por; beats — minute latidos por minuto
References in classic literature ?
Don't stave the boats needlessly, ye harpooneers; good white cedar plank is raised full three per cent.
Now, as those polar fisheries could only be prosecuted in the short summer of that climate, so that the whole cruise of one of these Dutch whalemen, including the short voyage to and from the Spitzbergen sea, did not much exceed three months, say, and reckoning 30 men to each of their fleet of 180 sail, we have 5,400 Low Dutch seamen in all; therefore, I say, we have precisely two barrels of beer per man, for a twelve weeks' allowance, exclusive of his fair proportion of that 550 ankers of gin.
He is playing a bass part upon his cello, and so the excitement is nothing to him; no matter what happens in the treble, it is his task to saw out one long-drawn and lugubrious note after another, from four o'clock in the afternoon until nearly the same hour next morning, for his third of the total income of one dollar per hour.
He'd sell his own mother at a good per centage--not wishing the old woman any harm, either.
The quantity was gradually and regularly increased, according to the needs and capacities of the patient, until by and by you would find him disposing of his one grape per second all the day long, and his regular barrel per day.
Our death-rate has always been 20 in 1000 per annum.
The scene of this chronicle is the town of Dawson's Landing, on the Missouri side of the Mississippi, half a day's journey, per steamboat, below St.
She went out to see for herself; and she would have been content to find twenty per cent.
And at the rate of that handsome sum of money per annum, and at no higher rate, you are to live until the donor of the whole appears.
Permits are now being offered to one private company in each city, in return for three per cent of the revenue.
Hitherto, I believe, it may safely be asserted, that these duties have not upon an average exceeded in any State three per cent.
de Boville's countenance, yet he made an effort at self-control, and said, -- "Sir, I ought to tell you that, in all probability, you will not realize six per cent of this sum.