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Definition of Per

  • Through; by means of; through the agency of; by; for; for each; as, per annum; per capita, by heads, or according to individuals; per curiam, by the court; per se, by itself, of itself. Per is also sometimes used with English words.

How to use per in a sentence. Per pronunciation.

Membership rates remain fixed at $2.50 per year in the United States and Canada, and $2.75 in Great Britain and the continent.
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For this work, pay one dollar and fifty cents per "thousand" for composition, and one dollar and fifty cents per "token" for press-work, in greenbacks.
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When greenbacks had gone down to forty cents on the dollar, the prices regularly charged everybody by printing establishments were one dollar and fifty cents per "thousand" and one dollar and fifty cents per "token," in gold.
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Gold Hill ore yielded from $100 to $400 to the ton; but the usual yield was only $20 to $40 per ton-that is to say, each hundred pounds of ore yielded from one dollar to two dollars.
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The conveyance from Star City (its locality) to Virginia City will cost seventy dollars per ton; from Virginia to San Francisco, forty dollars per ton; from thence to Liverpool, its destination, ten dollars per ton.
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A family on the same floor gave her the use of a very small, bare room for one week, free of charge; after that, it would be eighty cents per week rent.
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I further determined, that when at any time my net profits, that is, profits from which clerk-hire and store expenses had been deducted, should exceed $500 in a month, I would give twelve and a half per cent.
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For eighteen years the amount increased by about 25 per cent., and the last year he gave $850, and he says he did it easier than during the first year he paid the $12.
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If our value per text is nominally estimated at one dollar then we produce $2 million dollars per hour this year as we release fifty new Etext files per month, or 500 more Etexts in 2000 for a total of 3000+ If they reach just 1-2% of the world's population then the total should reach over 300 billion Etexts given away by year's end.
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It is built of various calibers, and can fire from 300 to 900 shots per minute.
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The attempt to get the thing going had been apparently abandoned, when, utterly without notice, the regimental commander received orders per letter, from Headquarters Fifth Army Corps, which resulted in the following orders: "Headquarters 13th Infantry, in the Field, "Tampa, Fla., May 27, 1898.
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Camp equipage, in addition to that on hand in Gatling Gun Detachment: one buzzacot, small; four mess-pans, one dish-pan, one coffee-mill. Blanket-roll complete; revolver with 50 rounds per man; waist-belts and entrenching-knives.
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It was also an experiment to use two mules per gun.
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The Engineer Department had reported that the road to the front was impassable for wheeled vehicles, and even the general had apparently thought that four mules per gun would be necessary.
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The necessity of economizing mules, and the opinion of the detachment commander that two mules per gun would be sufficient, had led to the issue of that number.
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Four thousand was not a very large supply for two guns which could fire at the rate of 500 shots each per minute.
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More than fifty per cent of the regiment were sick, and the remainder were far from well.
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It was not uncommon to find twenty or twenty-five per cent of a command on the sick-report, and in some cases the sick-list went as high as fifty per cent.
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It was disbanded per instructions from headquarters, Montauk Point, on the 5th of September, the members of the detachment returning to their respective regiments, well satisfied with the work they had done and with each other.
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The Battalion of Engineers, the infantry and cavalry will be supplied with 500 rounds of ammunition per man.
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Examples of Per

Example #1
Back Numbers A limited supply of back numbers is still available.
Example #2
If your membership expires, please send us your renewal before May 1, so that you will not miss the first issue of the Second Year.
Example #3
It was easy to swear to do these two things, but it was entirely impossible to do more than one of them.
Example #4
Get the House and Senate journals printed; and, 2.
Example #5
The "instructions" commanded that the Secretary regard a paper dollar issued by the government as equal to any other dollar issued by the government.