per mill
adverb Etymology: per + Latin mille thousand Date: 1721 per thousand • permillage noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • per mill —    , per mil, or per mille    a unit of proportion, equal to 0.001 or 1 per thousand. Unlike percent, per mill is usually written as two words, although the one word spellings permill and permil are also used. Its symbol, not available to most… …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • per mill — [pər mil′] n. [< PER1 + L mille, thousand] for every thousand …   English World dictionary

  • per mill — adverb also per mille or per mil (ˌ)pərˈmil Etymology: mill, mille, mil from Latin mille thousand more at mile : by the thousand : per thousand * * * /perr mil …   Useful english dictionary

  • per mill — /pə ˈmɪl/ (say puh mil) adverb by the thousand; for or in every thousand. Also, per mil. {per + mill abbreviation of Latin mille thousand, modelled on per cent} …   Australian English dictionary

  • per mill — /perr mil , peuhr/ per thousand. Also, per mil. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • per mill — or per mil [[t]ˌpɜr ˈmɪl, pər[/t]] adv. math. per thousand • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • per\ mill — abbr. in each thousand …   Dictionary of English abbreviation

  • Per mil — ‰ Per mil Punctuation apostrophe ( ’ …   Wikipedia

  • per mille — per mill; per mil (Latin: per thousand) Denoting that the premium on an insurance policy is the stated figure per £1000 of insured value. Per mille is also used to mean 0. 1% in relation to interest rates …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • per mil — adverb see per mill * * * per mill or per mil «puhr MIHL», by the thousand; in thousands …   Useful english dictionary

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