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per capita -- (Latin)
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  • The mess halls in his syndicate would not help; they rose up in uncompromising rebellion against his proposal to tax them on a per capita basis in order to enable each man to own his own share of the Egyptian cotton crop.

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  • Alabama had more juveniles sentenced to death per capita than any other state—or any other country in the world.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • In all, immigrants and their native-born children pay a third less tax per capita than others in the United States, the NRC study found.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey

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