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To, for, or by each one of a group (used after a noun or an amount):‘we sold 385 prints at £10 apiece’
each, respectively, per itemindividually, separatelya throwseverallyView synonyms
- ‘Instead the home team began to dictate the exchanges although it still remained nil apiece come half time.’
- ‘The home side held their own with one of the league favourites as both teams retired two goals apiece at the break.’
- ‘With two wins apiece from their opening two games, England currently head both the men's and women's tables.’
- ‘However both sides would have to be happy with a point apiece in a brilliant game, which was a delight to watch.’
- ‘York City's two matches this week realised a point apiece but in all other aspects it was a week of contrasts for the Minstermen.’
- ‘Scores were slow to come in the first half, and it was only two points apiece after 20 minutes.’
- ‘Carla and I walked into the local bike dealership and bought two brand new bikes for twenty quid apiece.’
- ‘Maybe I'm missing the point, but wouldn't it make more sense to give 77 people a million apiece?’
- ‘There were two tries apiece for wing Rory Kerr and centre Alan Gibbon, with Ross Lothian getting the other one.’
- ‘Irene Walsh and Sarah Dixon scored three apiece with Claire Healy accounting for the other.’
- ‘A goal apiece in the extra period meant the teams still couldn't be separated.’
- ‘Both sides failed to run away with the lead and on 15 minutes of play they had three points apiece.’
- ‘There were 15 pages with about nine pictures apiece, and several clearly involved children.’
- ‘Both managers were happy with a point apiece in a game spoilt by the strong wind that blew for the entire 90 minutes.’
- ‘Vendors sold whistles and hooters for a pound apiece, their faces familiar from less exalted events.’
- ‘With each team recording a win apiece so far this year the feeling is optimistic in both squads.’
- ‘The teams were still equally matched at 14 players apiece when it started to rain.’
- ‘Referee John Underhill resisted the temptation to produce any more punishment than a yellow card apiece.’
- ‘A large crowd watched a very competitive decider and the sides finished level at two goals apiece.’
- ‘She has been left with just one bat and, at £70 apiece, replacing the stolen ones will be very costly.’
Late Middle English: from a + piece.
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