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English definition of “year-over-year”

year-over-year

adjective (also year over year)
 
 
(also year-on-year, also year on year) ACCOUNTING, FINANCE
used to compare financial results with those of the same period in the previous year: Earnings per share are up 10% year over year. First Active reports more than 100% year-on-year growth in sales Profits were down 11% on a year-over-year basis. year-over-year comparisons/declines/increases
year-over-year adverb
(Definition of year-over-year from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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