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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
$15/5 grams/50 etc per day (=used when saying how much someone earns or is paid each day)
▪ They get about £45 per day.
50%/100 per cent etc cotton
▪ These lightweight trousers are made from 100% cotton.
cost sth per head (=per person)
▪ The meal will cost about £20 per head.
cost sth per minute/hour/year etc
▪ Calls cost only 2p per minute.
cost sth per person
▪ There’s a one-day course that costs £80 per person.
miles per gallon
▪ The car does about 50 miles per gallon.
miles per hour
▪ He was driving at 70 miles per hour.
per annum
▪ a salary of $40,000 per annum
per capita
▪ the country’s per capita income
per diem
▪ workers who are paid per diem
per diem
▪ a per diem allowance
per se
▪ The color of the shell per se does not affect the quality of the egg.
per second
▪ Ultrasonic waves travel at around 300 metres per second.
a head/per head
▪ The meal will cost $7 a head.
as per usual
▪ Alicia was late, as per usual.
▪ He said he'd phone, but he won't. As per usual!
▪ I'm in trouble at work, as per usual.
▪ She was three hours late as per usual.
▪ Same old jolly camp-fire life went on as per usual.
take home £120 per week/$600 a month etc
▪ My car gets about 30 miles per gallon.
▪ Oranges are 39 cents per pound.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Per \Per\, prep. [L. Cf. Far, For-, Pardon, and cf. Par, prep.] Through; by means of; through the agency of; by; for; for each; as, per annum; per capita, by heads, or according to individuals; per curiam, by the court; per se, by itself, of itself. Per is also sometimes used with English words.

Per annum, by the year; in each successive year; annually.

Per cent, Per centum, by the hundred; in the hundred; -- used esp. of proportions of ingredients, rate or amount of interest, and the like; commonly used in the shortened form per cent.

Per diem, by the day. [For other phrases from the Latin, see Quotations, Phrases, etc., from Foreign Languages, in the Supplement.]

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1580s (earlier in various Latin and French phrases), from Latin per "through, during, by means of, on account of, as in," from PIE root *per- (1) "Base of prepositions and preverbs with the basic meanings of 'forward,' 'through,' and a wide range of extended senses such as 'in front of,' 'before,' 'early,' 'first,' 'chief,' 'toward,' 'against,' 'near,' 'at,' 'around'" [Watkins]. Cognates: Sanskrit pari- "around, about, through," pura "before, formerly;" Avestan pairi- "around," paro "before;" Old Persian pariy; Hittite para- "on, forth;" Greek peri "around, about, near, beyond," paros "before," para "from beside, beyond," pro "before;" Latin pro "before, for, on behalf of, instead of," porro "forward," prae "before;" Old English fore (prep.) "before, in front of;" (adv.) "before, previously;" German vor "for;" Old Church Slavonic pra-dedu "great-grandfather;" Russian pere- "through;" Lithuanian per "through;" Old Irish air- Gothic fair-, German ver-, Old English fer-, intensive prefixes.


Etymology 1 prep. 1 for each 2 to each, in each ((non-gloss definition: used in expressing ratios of units)) 3 (context medicine English) via (the), by (the), through (the) (qualifier: followed by Latin name for an orifice) 4 in accordance with Etymology 2

a. (context neologism English) Belonging to per, their (qualifier: singular). {{non-gloss definition|Gender-neutral third-person singular possessive adjective, coordinate with gendered (term: his) and (term: her).}} pron. 1 (context neologism English) they (qualifier: singular). {{non-gloss definition|gender-neutral third-person singular subject pronoun, coordinate with gendered pronouns (term: he) and (term: she).}} 2 (context neologism English) them (qualifier: singular) {{non-gloss definition|Gender-neutral third-person singular object pronoun, grammatically equivalent to the gendered (term: him) and (term: her).}}


Pér is a village in Győr-Moson-Sopron county, Hungary.

The settlement of the south-eastern part of the Bakony-Kisalföld reach the valley of the Győr Székesfehérvár with 81-number route, main Győr 15 km from the southeast can be found. This transition from the countryside to the plains and hills Sokorói (Pannonhalma Hills) is. The average altitude of 132 meters.

Per (film)

Per is a 1975 Danish drama film directed by Hans Kristensen. The film was selected as the Danish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 48th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee. Agneta Ekmanner received the Bodil Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in the film.


PeR that stands for "Please explain the Rhythm" is a Latvian pop and beatboxing band formed in 2007. The original line-up was Ralfs Eilands, Emīls Vegners, and Pēteris Upenieks. Vegners left the band in 2007 and was replaced by Edmunds Rasmanis. But when Upelnieks left the trio in 2011, he was not replaced, rendering the band a duo consisting of just Eilands and Rasmanis. After three failed attempts in earlier years to represent Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest, PeR won the 2013 Dziesma contest and represented the country in the 2013 Contest with the song " Here We Go".

Per (given name)

Per is a Scandinavian masculine given name. It is derived from the Greek word πετρος (petros) meaning "stone" or "rock". The name is a variant of Peter, a common masculine name of the same origin. Other Scandinavian variants of Per are Pehr, Peer and Pär.

It may refer to the following people:

  • Per Aabel (1902–1999), Norwegian comic actor
  • Per Almar Aas (born 1929), Norwegian politician
  • Per Ahlmark (born 1939), Swedish writer and former politician
  • Per Egil Ahlsen (born 1958), Norwegian footballer
  • Per Aldeheim (born 1966), Swedish guitarist, songwriter, and producer
  • Per Almaas (1898–1991), Norwegian politician
  • Per Andersen (born 1930), Norwegian brain researcher
  • Per Anger (1913–2002), Swedish diplomat
  • Per Ankersjö (born 1971), Swedish politician
  • Per Ankre (born 1948), Norwegian handball player
  • Per Argentine (born 1986), American film maker
  • Per Arneberg (1901–1981), Norwegian poet and translator
  • Per Arnoldi (born 1941), Danish artist
  • Per Asplin (1928–1996), Norwegian singer, composer, and actor
  • Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom (1790–1855), Swedish poet
  • Per Aunet (born 1940), Norwegian politician and former athlete
  • Per Bak (1948–2002), Danish theoretical physicist
  • Per Bakken (1882–1958), Norwegian Nordic skier
  • Per Bang (1922–2010), Norwegian journalist
  • Per Bauhn (born 1960), Swedish philosopher and author
  • Per Bengtsson (born 1967), Swedish speedskater
  • Per Aage Brandt (born 1944), Danish writer, poet, and linguist
  • Per Bergersen (1960–1990), Swedish musician and songwriter
  • Per Bergerud (born 1956), Norwegian ski jumper
  • Per Bergman (1886–1950), Swedish competitive sailor
  • Per Bergsland (1919–1992), Norwegian pilot, prisoner of war, and escapee from Stalag Luft III
  • Per Bertilsson (1892–1972), Swedish gymnast
  • Per Bill (born 1958), Swedish politician
  • Per Bjerregaard (born 1946), executive director of Danish football club Brøndby IF
  • Per Bjørang (born 1948), Norwegian speed skater
  • Per Blom (born 1949), Norwegian sprint canoeist
  • Per Borten (1913–2005), Prime Minister of Norway, 1965–1971
  • Per Brahe the Elder (1520–1590), Swedish statesman
  • Per Brahe the Younger (1602–1680), Swedish soldier and statesman
  • Per Brandtzæg (born 1936), Norwegian physician and professor
  • Per Bratland (1907–1988), Norwegian newspaper editor and author
  • Per Bredesen (born 1930), Norwegian footballer
  • Per Brinch Hansen (1938–2007), Danish-American computer scientist and pioneer of concurrent programming
  • Per Brogeland (born 1953), Norwegian football coach
  • Per Bronken (1935–2002), Norwegian poet, novelist, actor, and stage producer
  • Per Brunvand (born 1937), Norwegian newspaper editor
  • Per Buckhøj (1902–1964), Danish film actor
  • Per Bäckman (born 1950), Swedish ice hockey player
  • Per Carleson (1917–2004), Swedish fencer
  • Per Carlqvist (born 1938), Swedish plasma physicist
  • Per Carlsen (diplomat), Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark to Russia
  • Per Carlsén (born 1960), Swedish curler
  • Per Carlén (born 1960), Swedish handball player
  • Per Cederblom (1901–1987), Swedish breaststroke swimmer
  • Per Christensen (1934–2009), Norwegian actor
  • Per Eberhard Cogell (1734–1812), Swedish artist
  • Per Collinder (1890–1975), Swedish astronomer
  • Per Dalin (1936–2010), Norwegian educationalist
  • Per Ditlev-Simonsen (born 1932), Norwegian politician and mayor of Oslo
  • Per Drageset (born 1944), Norwegian civil servant
  • Per Eggers (born 1951), Swedish actor
  • Per Egil Flo (born 1989), Norwegian footballer
  • Per Egil Hegge (born 1940), Norwegian journalist
  • Per Einarsson (born 1984), Swedish bandy player
  • Per Enflo (born 1944), Swedish mathematician and concert pianist
  • Per Gessle (born 1959), Swedish musician, member of Roxette
  • Per Albin Hansson (1885-1946), Swedish politician
  • Per Krøldrup (born 1979), Danish footballer
  • Per Kirkeby (born 1938), Danish artist
  • Per Botolf Maurseth (born 1969), Norwegian economist and politician
  • Per Mertesacker (born 1984), German footballer
  • Per Edmund Mordt (born 1965), Norwegian footballer
  • Per Yngve Ohlin (1969-1991), Swedish singer
  • Per Welinder (born 1962), Swedish professional skateboarder
  • Per Martin-Löf (born 1942), Swedish logician, philosopher, and mathematical statistician
  • Erik Per Sullivan (born 1991), American-Swedish actor

Category:Scandinavian masculine given names Category:Danish masculine given names Category:Norwegian masculine given names Category:Swedish masculine given names

Usage examples of "per".

Because of the acidic components present in the reaction mixture of the mixed anhydride, about five mols or equivalents of the ammo compound are required per mole or equivalent of mixed anhydride for maximal conversion of the mixed anhydride to the amide.

Of that great, tempering, benign shadow over the continent, tempering its heat, giving shelter from its cold, restraining the waters, there is left about 65 per cent in acreage and not more than one-half the merchantable timber--five hundred million acres gone in a century and a half.

Stoth priest, now fully confirmed and entered into his adeptship, went before the Mechanist Union with a proposal to distribute the drug, which retards deterioration of cell generations and extends the number of such replications per organism as well as conferring extensive immunities, throughout the thirty-seven nations.

Choosing to advertise in a particular newspaper or magazine is dictated by your overall budget as well as the cost per thousand.

Chemists have determined that the Agrimony possesses a particular volatile oil, and yields nearly five per cent.

I said these words did him extreme credit, but that he must not throw away the imperishable distinction of being the first man to descend an Alp per parachute, simply to save the feelings of some envious underlings.

You can take Madame Alp home with you for only one-fifteenth of a cent per pound!

Qui gli antichi Etruschi dopo essere stati disfatti in battaglia campale dai Romani nella pianura, fecero fronte per molto tempo ancora alle legioni vittoriose.

Dopo aver respirato fortemente per assicurarsi che viveva ancora, passatasi la mano sulla fronte.

Le altre donne seguirebbero la marcia e per ultimi i nostri amici con quanti restavano ancora dei difensori del lanificio.

Ciceronem populumque Romanum animo, ut nihil nisi hiberna recusent atque hanc inveterascere consuetudinem nolint: licere illis incolumibus per se ex hibernis discedere et quascumque in partes velint sine metu proficisci.

Ciceronem sciebat, aequo animo remittendum de celeritate existimabat: consedit et quam aequissimo loco potest castra communit atque haec, etsi erant exigua per se vix hominum milium septem praesertim nullis cum impedimentis, tamen angustiis viarum quam maxime potest contrahit, eo consilio, ut in summam contemptionem hostibus veniat.

The Port Dutch was a midtown hotel for millionaires of all kindsoil sheiks, arbitrageurs, rock legends, British royalsand its suites, two per floor facing Central Park across Fifth Avenue, almost always repaid a drop-in visit during the dinner hour.

Rather, the Ashram was a beautiful retreat in a lovely location, where under the gentle guidance of the Teacher each worshiped in his own way, at a cost of seven hundred dollars per week, room and board included.

Mondo tutto per essa, diverso assai da questo oscuro e pauroso baratro.