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

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By the way, going rate for an assistant GM is roughly $500,000 per annum. Kevin Paul Dupont, BostonGlobe.com, "Former Bruin Adam Oates adds points — and value — to players’ careers," 10 Aug. 2019 Africa farmers lose an estimated 49% of expected total crop yield per annum—the highest in the world – according to the Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International. Amindeh Blaise Atabong, Quartz Africa, "This startup is using artificial intelligence to help African farmers tackle crop pests and diseases," 2 Aug. 2019 During his first term, Indonesia's economy grew at just over 5% per annum -- shy of the 7% promised, but enough for the country's GDP to surpass $1 trillion in 2017. Anna Coren, CNN, "President Joko Widodo says Islam in Indonesia is 'tolerant' as rights groups warn of rising fundamentalism," 27 July 2019 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

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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

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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