per-annum

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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