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Meaning of “annals” in the English Dictionary

"annals" in British English

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annalsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˈæn.əlz/ formal
historicalrecords of the ​activities of a ​country or ​organization, or ​history in ​general: The ​signing of the Treaty of Rome was the ​greatestevent in the annals ofEuropeanintegration. Quite whether he will go down in the annals of American ​history (= be ​considered) as a ​greatleaderremains to be ​seen.
(Definition of annals from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"annals" in American English

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annalsplural noun

 us   /ˈæn·əlz/
the ​record of an ​activity or ​organization, ​arrangedyear by ​year, or a ​history that ​covers a ​longperiod of ​time: This ​period was one of the ​darkest in the annals of US ​history.
(Definition of annals from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “annals”
in Spanish anales…
in Vietnamese biên niên sử…
in Malaysian era…
in Thai บันทึกเหตุการณ์ประจำปี…
in French annales…
in German die Annalen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 历史记载, 历史, 编年史…
in Indonesian sejarah…
in Chinese (Traditional) 歷史記載, 歷史, 編年史…
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