annual


annual
annual [an′yo͞o əl; ] often [ an′yool, an′yəl]
adj.
[ME & OFr annuel < LL annualis, a year old < L annus, year < IE * atnos < base * at-, to go, year > Goth athnam (dat. pl.), years, Sans átati, (he) goes]
1. of or measured by a year
2. happening or appearing once a year; yearly
3. for a year's time, work, etc. [an annual wage]
4. lasting or living only one year or season, as some plants
n.
1.
a) a book, magazine, or report published once a year
b) YEARBOOK
2. a plant that lives only one year or season
annually
adv.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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