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PER DIEM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does per diem mean? 

PER DIEM (noun)
  The noun PER DIEM has 1 sense:

1. a daily allowance for living expenses (especially while traveling in connection with your job)

  Familiarity information: PER DIEM used as a noun is very rare.


PER DIEM (adverb)
  The adverb PER DIEM has 1 sense:

1. one every day

  Familiarity information: PER DIEM used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PER DIEM (noun)


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Meaning:

A daily allowance for living expenses (especially while traveling in connection with your job)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Hypernyms ("per diem" is a kind of...):

allowance (a sum granted as reimbursement for expenses)


PER DIEM (adverb)


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Meaning:

One every day

Synonyms:

by the day; per diem

Context example:

we'll save 100 man-hours per diem


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