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English definition of “year”


noun [C]    /jɪər/
any period of twelve months , or a particular period of twelve months beginning with January 1: last/next year She brought along her eight-year-old daughter . My parents have been married for 30 years. Richard earned his degree in the year 1995. You can get cheaper fares now, so it’s a good time of year to travel abroad . In a school , a year refers to the part of the year during which courses are taught : September is the start of the new academic year.
(Definition of year noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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