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"As per..." - Can we say that?

"As per" had sometime ago been regarded as very formal language, which is currently overly used in Indian conversations (even informal ones). It is a strange hybrid of English and Latin that sounds both wrong and pretentious. 
So, using "as per" should be avoided, though right now it is used most widely and you might read and hear it everywhere. "As per" is largely redundant, because "per", without "as", conveys the same meaning. And in some cases, "as" on its own would work just as well. 

The following collocations are more applicable in the modern English and can be used instead: 
- in accordance with 
- at 
- in response to 
- as agreed 
- as indicated in 
- as shown 
- as you/your 
- according to 
- following 
- as stated in 
- per 

According to Bedford/St. Martins in his The Handbook of Technical Writing, "when per is used to mean 'according to,' the expression is jargon and should be avoided." 

✖️ As per your convenience 
✔️ At your convenience 
✖️ As per your request 
✔️ Upon your request 

However, only in legal speech, a document might contain a phrase such as: "As per Mr. Patton's wishes, the original art work is bequeathed to his daughter, Anne." "I will over-rule the plaintiff's request and grant the defendant $500 as per the terms of the lease." Largely, "as per" is a phrase that has been deprecated as bad writing style for almost a century. Don't ever use it, unless you have a good reason for wanting to come over as a stuffy 19th century businessperson (when writing period fiction, for example) or a legal professional.
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