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One part in every thousand.
- ‘Isotopic concentrations were expressed as delta values in per mill.’
- ‘According to the bylaw, the levy will be one per mill of the value of the animal.’
- ‘He says the loss of sales per day for the industry is around 2 per day per mill.’
Late 17th century: Latin.
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