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per mill or per mil (pə ˈmɪl Pronunciation for )



  1. by the thousand or in each thousand

Word Origin

C19: from per + French or Latin mille thousand, on the model of per cent

Example Sentences Including 'per mill'

When the government opted for free licensing, the area was brought down from 25 km to 15 km per mill.
Business Today (1998)


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