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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 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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