per
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /pɜː(ɹ)/
  • (America) IPA: /pɝ/

Preposition
  1. For each.
    Admission is £10 per person.
    miles per gallon
    beats per minute
    $2.50 per dozen
  2. To each, in each (used in expressing ratios of units).
    12 inches per foot
    100 centimeters per meter
  3. (medicine) By the, by means of the, via the, through the.
    Introduce the endoscope per nasum.
    The medication is to be administered per os.
  4. In accordance with.
    I parked my car at the curb per your request.
    Implement a program that computes the approximate grade level needed to comprehend some text, per the below.
    Note that while the walkthrough illustrates that words may be separated by more than one space, you may assume, per the specifications above, that no sentences will contain more than one space in a row.
Synonyms Related terms Translations Translations Translations Translations
Pronoun
  1. (rare) They (singular). Gender-neutral neologistic third-person singular subject pronoun, coordinate with gendered pronouns he and she.
    • 1997 April 22, "Anthony and Joy Hilbert" (username), "ASB: Info PDQ please re local group rules", in alt.sex.bondage, Usenet:
      This is the same place the Houghtons came from? The place where someone we interacted with thought of going into law as a profession, decided per couldn't because per was a bdsmer, and most of the USAmerican bdsmers per was discussing it with agreed with per?
  2. (rare) Them (singular) Neologistic gender-neutral third-person singular object pronoun, suggested for use in place of him and her.
    • 1997 April 22, "Anthony and Joy Hilbert" (username), "ASB: Info PDQ please re local group rules", in alt.sex.bondage, Usenet:
      This is the same place the Houghtons came from? The place where someone we interacted with thought of going into law as a profession, decided per couldn't because per was a bdsmer, and most of the USAmerican bdsmers per was discussing it with agreed with per?
Synonyms
Adjective

per (not comparable)

  1. (rare) Belonging to per, their (singular). Gender-neutral third-person singular possessive adjective, coordinate with gendered his and her.
Synonyms
PER
Noun

per

  1. (nutrition) Initialism of protein efficiency ratio



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