by the unit

by the (unit)

For each unit, as of items sold in this manner. How much does this meat cost by the pound?
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by the unit

Fig. each; per. (Used to designate the unit of measure, but not the rate of a measure.) Lettuce is sold by the head. Gas is sold by the gallon.
See also: by, unit
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Gallantly they did; and it was for this reason, when the Second Revolt was crushed, that they, too, were crushed by the united oligarchies of the world, their socialist governments being replaced by oligarchical governments.
UBL Liquidity Plus Fund (ULPF) announced bonus units of 2.9446 units for every 100 units held by the Unit Holder.
United Stock Advantage Fund (USF) announced bonus units of 151.7439 units for every 100 units held by the Unit Holders.
United Growth and Income Fund (UGIF) announced bonus units of 3.3009 units for every 100 units held by the unit holder.
United Composite Islamic Fund (UCIF) announced a payout of 42.3146 units for every 100 units held by the unit holder.
The draft created by the unit's air-processing system is not as easily quantifiable as noise or efficiency levels.
CIA Unit administrators stress that the services provided by the unit should not be considered a substitute for a thorough, well-planned investigation; rather, their services augment traditional investigative crime-solving methods.
Under the state plan, cooperators who combined even more than three units would be eligible if they are actually occupied by the unit owner as their primary residence.
Each unit owner gets a separate tax bill from the city, which is paid directly by the unit owner.
The current board of managers of the condominium, elected by the unit owners, instituted a lawsuit against the sponsor-designated members personally, for damages to the condominium resulting from alleged breach of their fiduciary duty to the condominium by their failure to correct deficient construction and for their failure to properly estimate common charges.
It was the low income generated by the units that led the RTC to consider repudiating the leases, since these officials were interested in maximizing the income on the units on behalf of all Federal taxpayers, who were effectively subsidizing the liquidation of the failed banks' assets.