: per thousand
permillage 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, 5 Aug. 2019

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Word History


per + Latin mille thousand

First Known Use

1682, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of per mill was in 1682

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“Per mill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/per%20mill. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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