Per-annum meaning

pər ănəm
Per annum is defined as per year.

If it costs $5,000 per year to cover education costs, this is an example of a situation where the per annum cost of education is $5,000.

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By the year; annually.

A magazine subscription of 40 dollars per annum.

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By the year; annually.
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By or through the year; yearly or annually; calculated one year at a time; at annual intervals.
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In, or for each year.
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Origin of per-annum

  • Latin per per annum accusative of annus year

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From post-classical Latin per annum, English from the 16th century.

    From Wiktionary