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"almanac" in British English

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almanacnoun [C]

(also almanack) uk   /ˈɔːl.mə.næk/ /ˈæl-/  us   /ˈɑːl-/  /ˈæl-/
a ​bookpublished every ​year that ​includesinformation for that ​year such as ​importantdays, ​times of the ​sunrising and going down, or ​changes in the ​moon a ​bookpublished every ​year that ​containsfacts and ​information about a ​particularsubject or ​activity
(Definition of almanac from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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almanacnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɔl·məˌnæk, ˈæl-/
a ​bookpublished every ​year that ​containsfacts and ​information, esp. ​tablesshowing the ​days, ​weeks, and ​months, ​importantholidays, and ​times when the ​sun and ​moonrise, or a ​bookcontainingfacts and ​information about a ​particularsubject: a ​baseball almanac
(Definition of almanac from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “almanac”
in Spanish almanaque…
in Vietnamese niên lịch…
in Malaysian almanak…
in Thai ปฏิทินโหราศาสตร์…
in French almanach…
in German der Almanach…
in Chinese (Simplified) 年历,历书…
in Indonesian almanak…
in Chinese (Traditional) 年曆,曆書…
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