Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “annual”

See all translations

annual

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/ˈænjuəl/
happening once every year, or relating to a period of one year: annual event/visit/holiday The group hopes to turn the seminar into an annual event.annual income/salary/profit She has an annual income of over €200,000. It is a food and agriculture company with $1 billion or more in annual sales. The rise takes the annual rate of inflation to 1.6%. The Board approved a 7% increase in the annual dividend on the company's common stock, from $1.80 to $1.92 per share.
→  See also biannual , biennial
Translations of “annual”
in Korean 연례의, 연간의…
in Arabic سَنَويّ…
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 Spanish anual…
in Portuguese anual…
in German jährlich, Jahres-……
in Catalan anual…
in Japanese 年に一度の, 毎年恒例の, 年間の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一年一度的, 每年的…
(Definition of annual from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of annual?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “annual” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

illusion

an idea or belief that is not true

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More