or per mil
[ pur -mil, per ]
/ ˌpɜr ˈmɪl, pər /
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Origin of per mill
First recorded in 1900–05
Words nearby per mill
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British Dictionary definitions for per mill
/ (pə ˈmɪl) /
by the thousand or in each thousand
Word Origin for per mill
C19: from per + French or Latin mille thousand, on the model of per cent
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