per annum

adverb
per an·num | \(ˌ)pər-ˈa-nəm \

Definition of per annum 

: in or for each year

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In another bizarre set of circumstances for the club, it has been revealed that Sporting CP spent half a million euros per annum on what is being called a 'dirty campaign'. SI.com, "Ex-Sporting CP President Embroiled in €500,000 Per Year Communications Company Scandal," 10 July 2018 It is expected that CR7 will earn an extraordinary €30m per annum at the club. SI.com, "OFFICIAL: Juventus Confirm the Signing of Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo on a 4-Year Deal," 10 July 2018 The Telegraph report that Enrique was earning £16.5m-a-year before quitting Barca, a figure significantly higher than the £9.5m Conte pockets per annum under his current employers. SI.com, "Lower Please? Chelsea Likely to Be Put Off By Luis Enrique's Hefty Wage Demands," 27 Feb. 2018 Surely, a few of them are capable of doing so while keeping their private-phone-booth expenses under $20,000 per annum. Eric Levitz, Daily Intelligencer, "GOP Leader: Pruitt Has Some Explaining to Do," 24 Apr. 2018 Under Maryland law, the unpaid portion of a court judgment draws interest at 10 percent per annum, and would accrue during the appeal process, which could take months to years. Allan Vought, The Aegis, "With $45.4 million at stake, what's next after the rubblefill judgment?," 20 Apr. 2018 Tenants of the property's office space include Serco, Manchester City Council, Unison, JC Decaux and go-karting operator Teamsport; with a combined passing rent of £2.71 million ($3.8 million) per annum. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "Manchester Arena Sold as Part of $612 Million Deal," 19 Mar. 2018 The 49ers signed Garoppolo to a five-year deal this offseason worth $137 million, the highest per annum deal in the history of the league. Daniel Rapaport, SI.com, "49ers Win Coin Toss, Will Pick Ninth; Raiders Get 10th Pick," 2 Mar. 2018 Obama failed to achieve 3 percent growth per annum over his eight years. Victor Davis Hanson, National Review, "A Year of Achievement," 7 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of per annum

1531, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for per annum

Medieval Latin

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per annum

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of per annum

: in or for each year

per annum

adverb
per an·num | \pər-ˈa-nəm \

Kids Definition of per annum

: by the year : in or for each year : annually

per annum

adverb
per an·num | \pər-ˈa-nəm \

Legal Definition of per annum 

: in or for each year interest of six percent per annum

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