per annum

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From post-classical Latin per annum, English from the 16th century.

AdverbEdit

per annum (not comparable)

  1. annually
  2. in, or for each year

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

In post-classical Latin (4th or 5th century) in reference to a sum of money due each year. Already in the 3rd century in the sense of "through the year". From the preposition per (during) + annum, the accusative singular of annus (year).

AdverbEdit

per annum

  1. per annum; per year

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 10:52