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adverb & adjective
For each person; in relation to people taken individually.as adverb ‘the state had fewer banks per capita than elsewhere’as adjective ‘per capita spending’apiece, per person, per capita, to each, for each, from each, individually, respectivelyView synonyms
Late 17th century: Latin, literally ‘by heads’.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.