Adjective "Diem" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Diem


    Definition:

    1. 1901–1963, South Vietnamese statesman: president of the Republic of South Vietnam 1956–6

    3. per diem [per dee-uh m, dahy-uh m] /pər ˈdi əm, ˈdaɪ əm/ Spell Syllables adverb

    1. by the day; for each day. adjective

    2. paid by the day. noun

    3. a daily allowance, usually for living expenses while traveling in connection with one's work or being employed at a distance from one's home: a per diem for lawmakers while the legislature is in session.

    Origin:
    Ngo Dinh Diem

    Examples:

    "payments can be diem."