annual Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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annualadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈæn·ju·əl/

annual adjective [not gradable] (ONE YEAR)

of or for a period of one year: an annual salary annual rainfall Our annual costs have risen steadily.

annualnoun [C]

 us   /ˈæn·ju·əl/

annual noun [C] (PLANT)

a plant that grows, produces seeds, and dies within one year

annual noun [C] (ONE YEAR)

a publication appearing once a year: the “Sports Illustrated” college football annual
Translations of “annual”
in Arabic سَنَويّ…
in Korean 연례의, 연간의…
in Malaysian tahunan…
in French annuel…
in Turkish yıllık, yılda bir olan, yılda bir kez…
in Italian annuale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一年一度的, 每年的…
in Russian ежегодный, годовой…
in Polish doroczny, roczny…
in Vietnamese hàng năm, tính cho cả năm…
in Spanish anual…
in Portuguese anual…
in Thai ประจำปี, ปีละ…
in German jährlich, Jahres-……
in Catalan anual…
in Japanese 年に一度の, 毎年恒例の, 年間の…
in Indonesian tahunan, setahun…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一年一度的, 每年的…
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