P.A

P.A.

1.
Parents' Association.
2.
Insurance. particular average.
3.
passenger agent.
4.
post adjutant.
5.
power of attorney.
6.
press agent.
7.
public-address system.
8.
publicity agent.
9.
purchasing agent.
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p.a.

1.
participial adjective.
2.
per annum.
3.
press agent.

particular average

noun Marine Insurance.
a loss at sea, as through accident or negligence, that is borne solely by the owner of the lost property. Abbreviation: P.A.
Also called particular average loss.
Compare general average.


Origin:
1765–75

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p.a.
 
abbreviation for
per annum
 
[Latin: yearly]

particular average
 
n
insurance Compare general average PA partial damage to or loss of a ship or its cargo affecting only the shipowner or one cargo owner

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p.a.
per annum
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