per capita
per capita
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (per person)
a. per cápita
Profits and losses will be distributed per capita to all persons in equal degree.Las pérdidas y ganancias se distribuirán per cápita a todas las personas en igual grado.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (per person)
a. per cápita
The country's per capita income increased, but the additional income was not distributed evenly.El ingreso per cápita del país aumentó, pero los ingresos adicionales no se distribuyeron uniformemente.
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per capita [pəˈkæpɪtə]
adverb
per cápita
Ethiopia has almost the lowest oil consumption per capita in the world this year Americans will eat about 40% more fresh apples per capita than the Japanese what is the average wage per capita?
modifier
per capita consumption (n) consumo (m) per cápita
the per capita consumption of alcohol el consumo de alcohol per cápita
the per capita consumption of alcohol has dropped by half over the past two years
per capita income (n) ingresos (m) per cápita
they have the world's largest per capita income
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per cápita
Usage note
This word may also be spelled "percápita." This word may also be spelled “percápita.”
per cápita
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. per capita
En la década pasada, el ingreso per cápita aumentó 5%.In the last decade, per capita income increased % 5.
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per cápita
adverb
per capita
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