per annum

adverb
per an·​num | \ (ˌ)pər-ˈa-nəm How to pronounce per annum (audio) \

Definition of per annum

: in or for each year

Examples of per annum in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The management fee is 1% per annum with an incentive fee of 10% with a 5% hurdle, according to materials. Michael Mcdonald, Bloomberg.com, "Blank-Check Dealmakers Seek to Raise $100 Million for SPAC Fund," 28 Sep. 2020 Each subscriber, paying his deposit, would be entitled to £100 per annum per share. Daniel Tenreiro, National Review, "The Capital Note: A SPAC Fund & Palantir’s Public Listing," 29 Sep. 2020 Teachers who had served 25 years, reached the age of 60, were no longer able to continue their duties in the schoolroom, and had no other means of comfortable support received $200 per annum. David Buie, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Carroll Yesteryears: From one-room schoolhouses to integrated classes, much has changed in 100 years of education," 26 Sep. 2020 Gross supply as of the end of June has already reached $1.2 trillion, a torrid pace considering the last decade has averaged $1.3 trillion per annum. Christopher Maloney, Bloomberg.com, "Lowest Mortgage Rates Ever Spur Historic Jump in Bond Supply," 10 Aug. 2020 Poland has also contracted for 9 billion cubic meters per annum of LNG from U.S. suppliers starting in 2023. Josh Siegel, Washington Examiner, "Daily on Energy, presented by API: The oil price recovery is not enough for many producers," 25 June 2020 The production of prime plastics (virgin plastics produced from petrochemicals) has seen a growth of 3% per annum over the last few years. Surendra Patawari, Fortune, "Why COVID-19 is a wake-up call for sustainability," 13 June 2020 This means a fairly large team ends up travelling almost 250 days a year because typically a global sport has about 20 events per annum. Niharika Sharma, Quartz India, "India’s sports industry will take a giant tech leap when it reopens in a post-Covid-19 world," 31 May 2020 Women and those making under $75,000 per annum were more likely to say the worst was still yet to come, showing that low-income individuals are disproportionately negatively affected by the stay-at-home order, which expired Sunday. Michael Mcgrady, Washington Examiner, "Survey finds Coloradans favor stay-at-home order over reopening economy," 29 Apr. 2020

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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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The first known use of per annum was in 1531

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20 Oct 2020

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“Per annum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/per%20annum. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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per annum

adverb
How to pronounce per annum (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of per annum

somewhat formal : in or for each year

per annum

adverb
per an·​num | \ pər-ˈa-nəm How to pronounce per annum (audio) \

Kids Definition of per annum

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

per annum

adverb
per an·​num | \ pər-ˈa-nəm How to pronounce per annum (audio) \

Legal Definition of per annum

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

History and Etymology for per annum

Medieval Latin

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