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English definition of “annual”

annual

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈæn·ju·əl/ us  

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.

annual

noun [C]  /ˈæn·ju·əl/ us  

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
(Definition of annual from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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