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 discretionary spend of disabled people in the USA is estimated at nearly $500 Billion per annum. Nancy Doyle, Forbes, 8 Oct. 2021 This revenue-sharing model aims to produce a net yield of around 5 percent per annum, with no outgoing costs or liabilities for owners. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 5 Sep. 2021 Removing the risk of devaluation and currency together reduced interest rates by 4-5% giving a net saving of around 0.5% of GDP per annum for the private sector. David G.w. Birch, Forbes, 14 June 2021 Famously, Bauer opted to negotiate a shorter-term deal with opt-outs after every season to maximize his per annum. Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, 3 July 2021 The crux of this view is that core inflation has not exceeded 3% per annum in the past three decades and most of the recent rise reflects base effects from a year ago when prices were depressed. Nick Sargen, Forbes, 10 June 2021 Someone in their 80s spends six times more per annum, on average, than someone in their early teens. James Breiding, Scientific American, 16 June 2021 For perspective, Albemarle projects that lithium demand will grow by about 31% CAGR between 2020 and 2025, reaching 1,140-kilo tons per annum (ktpa). Trefis Team, Forbes, 27 Apr. 2021 The new seven-year deal will start in 2021-22 and cost Disney $400 million per annum and TimeWarner $225 million every year. Brad Adgate, Forbes, 7 June 2021

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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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21 Oct 2021

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“Per annum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/per%20annum. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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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 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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