Definitions for Annualˈæn yu əl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an•nu•alˈæn yu əl(adj.)
of, for, or pertaining to a year; yearly:
occurring or returning once a year:
an annual celebration.
(of a plant) living for only one growing season.
performed or executed during a year:
the annual course of the sun.
(n.)a plant that lives for one growing season.
a publication issued annually.
Origin of annual:
1350–1400; ME annuel < AF < LL annuālis= L annu(us) yearly, der. of annus year +-ālis -al1
(botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year
annual, yearly, yearbook(adj)
a reference book that is published regularly once every year
completing its life cycle within a year
"a border of annual flowering plants"
occurring or payable every year
"an annual trip to Paris"; "yearly medical examinations"; "annual (or yearly) income"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
annual(adjective)ˈæn yu əl
the annual Christmas party; an annual medical exam
annualˈæn yu əl
calculated over one year
An annual publication; a book, periodical, journal, report, comic book, yearbook, etc., which is published serially once a year, which may or may not be in addition to regular weekly or monthly publication.
I read the magazine, but I usually don't purchase the annuals.
An annual plant; a plant with a life span of just one growing season; a plant which naturally germinates, flowers and dies in one year. Compare biennial, perennial.
I can't wait to plant my annuals in the spring.
Happening once every year.
Of, for, or relating to a whole year, often as a recurring cycle; determined or reckoned by the year; accumulating in the course of a year; performed, executed, or completed over the course of a year. See also circannual.
(of a plant) Having a life cycle that is completed in only one growing season; e.g. beans, corn, marigold. See Annual plant in Wikipedia. Compare biennial, perennial.
Living or lasting just one season or year, as certain insects or insect colonies.
Origin: First attested around 1382, from annualem, annualis, related to annalis, adjective form of annus. Used to categorize plants since 1710.
of or pertaining to a year; returning every year; coming or happening once in the year; yearly
performed or accomplished in a year; reckoned by the year; as, the annual motion of the earth
lasting or continuing only one year or one growing season; requiring to be renewed every year; as, an annual plant; annual tickets
a thing happening or returning yearly; esp. a literary work published once a year
anything, especially a plant, that lasts but one year or season; an annual plant
a Mass for a deceased person or for some special object, said daily for a year or on the anniversary day
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Annual' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1252
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Annual' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2057
Rank popularity for the word 'Annual' in Adjectives Frequency: #152
Translations for Annual
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
happening every year
an annual event.
- anualPortuguese (BR)
- 매년 열리는Korean
- gadskārtējs; ikgadējsLatvian
- yılda bir olanTurkish
- 年度的Chinese (Trad.)
- hàng nămVietnamese
- 年度的Chinese (Simp.)
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