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Definition of Per


  1. Through; by means of; through the agency of; by; for; for each; as, per annum; per capita, by heads, or according to individuals; per curiam, by the court; per se, by itself, of itself. Per is also sometimes used with English words.

Per Quotations

Falling in love is awesome, but I'm never drawn to happy songs per se, so whenever you sit down to write a heartbreak song and you're happily in love, it's like, 'OK, now I have to go back to a sad place to get something good.'
Miranda Lambert

If the poor overweight jogger only knew how far he had to run to work off the calories in a crust of bread he might find it better in terms of pound per mile to go to a massage parlor.
Christiaan Barnard

To me, the magic of photography, per se, is that you can capture an instant of a second that couldn't exist before and couldn't exist after. It's almost like a cowboy that draws his gun. You draw a second before or after, you miss and you're dead - not them. To me, photography's always like that.
Mario Testino

I only ever play Vegas one night at a time. It's a hideous, gaudy place; it may not be the end of the world per se, but you can certainly see it from there.
Robin Williams

Ninety percent of selling is conviction, and 10 per cent is persuasion.
Shiv Khera
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Per Translations

per in Afrikaans is op, in, per, binne
per in Dutch is in, te, binnen, per
per in French is dans
per in Italian is al, tramite
per in Portuguese is por, em
per in Spanish is en, por
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