[per an-uh m]
- by the year; yearly.
Origin of per annum
Borrowed into English from Latin around 1595–1605
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Examples from the Web for annum
Formerly, he borrowed from the local money-lenders, mostly Greeks, at 30 per cent per annum and over.Letters of Travel (1892-1913)
Sarum who and when (annum) the motion in parliament was to have Mr. Hobbes burnt.'Brief Lives (Vol. 1 of 2)
Huic ob res bene gestas imperium in annum proximum prorogatum est.
Huc ob rs17 bene gests imperium in annum proximum prrogtum41 30 est.
Eulogium temporis, a condito orbe in annum Christi 1367, monachi cujusdem Niniani.5 pergameno, fo.
- every year or by the year
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Word Origin and History for annum
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