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1. L. prep. ‘through’, ‘by’, ‘by means of’, rel. to PRE-; in L. expressions from XV; e.g. per se by or in himself or itself;

2. OF. per, as in phrases repr. by the comp. advs. peradventure, perforce, perhaps; (her.) denoting partition in the direction of an ordinary, e.g. party per pale;

3. as an Eng. prep.: by, by means of, e.g. per bearer; as indicated or shown by, e.g. per invoice, joc. (as) per usual; (in distributive sense) for each or every, e.g. so much per head.

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per / pər/ • prep. 1. for each (used with units to express a rate): a gas station that charges $1.29 per gallon. 2. archaic by means of: send it per express. 3. (as per) in accordance with: made as per instructions. 4. Heraldry divided by a line in the direction of: per bend per pale per saltire. PHRASES: as per usual as usual.

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per (It.). By, through, for, in order to, etc., e.g. per stromentati, for instrs.

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PER

PER Protein Efficiency Ratio, a measure of protein quality.

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PER

[Latin, By, through, or by means of.]

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per •à deux, agent provocateur, astir, auteur, aver, bestir, blur, bon viveur, burr, Chandigarh, coiffeur, concur, confer, connoisseur, cordon-bleu, cri de cœur, cur, danseur, Darfur, defer, demur, de rigueur, deter, entrepreneur, er, err, farceur, faute de mieux, fir, flâneur, Fleur, force majeure, fur, hauteur, her, infer, inter, jongleur, Kerr, littérateur, longueur, masseur, Monseigneur, monsieur, Montesquieu, Montreux, murre, myrrh, occur, pas de deux, Pasteur, per, pisteur, poseur, pot-au-feu, prefer, prie-dieu, pudeur, purr, raconteur, rapporteur, refer, répétiteur, restaurateur, saboteur, sabreur, seigneur, Sher, shirr, sir, skirr, slur, souteneur, spur, stir, tant mieux, transfer, Ur, vieux jeu, voyageur, voyeur, were, whirr

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