Meaning of PER in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ pɜ:(r) ]

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.


You use per to express rates and ratios. For example, if something costs £50 per year, you must pay £50 each year for it. If a vehicle is travelling at 40 miles per hour, it travels 40 miles each hour.

Social Security refused to pay her more than £17 per week...

Buses and trains use much less fuel per person than cars.

per head: see head

PREP : amount PREP n


If something happens as per a particular plan or suggestion, it happens in the way planned or suggested. ( FORMAL )

When they reach here they complain that they are not being paid as per the agreement...


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