per mill

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

Definition of per mill

: per thousand

Other Words from per mill

permillage \ (ˌ)pər-​ˈmi-​lij How to pronounce per mill (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, 5 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of per mill

1682, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for per mill

per + Latin mille thousand

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“Per mill.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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