per annum

[per an-uhm]
noun
by the year; yearly.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin

per annum, per capita, per diem.
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per annum (pər ˈænəm)
 
adv
every year or by the year

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per annum
1601, from L., lit. "by the year," from per (see per) + annum, acc. sing. of annus "year" (see annual).
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Example sentences
My protest has been accorded an average of one sentence per annum.
Can it but by more writers per annum than anyone has time to read.
The subordinate loan interest rate is calculated as simple interest per annum.
Calculated as simple interest per annum and becomes part of the original judgment amount.
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