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calendar

noun [C] uk   /ˈkæl.ɪn.dər/ us    /-dɚ/
A2 a printed table showing all the days, weeks, and months of the year: An old calendar for 2012 was still hanging on the wall of her office. US a book with a separate space or page for each day, in which you write down your future arrangements, meetings, etc.: He wrote the date of the meeting in his calendar. the system used to measure and arrange the days, weeks, months, and special events of the year according to a belief system or tradition: the Christian/Jewish/Chinese calendar a list of events and dates within a particular year that are important for an organization or for the people involved in a particular activity: the political/school calendar
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in Korean 달력, 일기, 다이어리…
in Arabic تَقْويم, مُفَكِّرة…
in French calendrier…
in Turkish takvim…
in Italian calendario, agenda…
in Chinese (Traditional) 日曆, 曆法, 大事記…
in Russian календарь…
in Polish kalendarz…
in Spanish calendario, agenda…
in Portuguese calendário, agenda…
in German der Kalender, der Terminkalender…
in Catalan calendari, agenda…
in Japanese カレンダー, スケジュール帳…
in Chinese (Simplified) 日历, 历法, 大事记…
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