per mill

adverb
\ (ˌ)pər-ˈmil How to pronounce per mill (audio) \

Definition of per mill

: per thousand

Keep scrolling for more

Other Words from per mill

permillage \ (ˌ)pər-​ˈmi-​lij How to pronounce permillage (audio) \ noun

Examples of per mill in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

Conversely, fast-growing and wealthy Baldwin County the same year earned $171.6 million in state money, but the state sent only $131.6 million because 10 mills of property tax there is worth $40 million, or $4 million per mill. al, "Here’s how much each Alabama school spent on students," 5 Aug. 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'per mill.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of per mill

1682, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for per mill

per + Latin mille thousand

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about per mill

Statistics for per mill

Last Updated

6 Sep 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for per mill

The first known use of per mill was in 1682

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on per mill

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with per mill

Comments on per mill

What made you want to look up per mill? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a topic to which one constantly reverts

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Where in the World? A Quiz

  • peter bruegel tower of babel painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!