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anniversarynoun [C]

uk   /ˌæn.ɪˈvɜː.sər.i/ us   /ˌæn.əˈvɝː.sɚ.i/
B1 the day on which an important event happened in a previous year: We always celebrate our wedding anniversary with dinner in an expensive restaurant. Tomorrow is the 30th anniversary of the revolution.

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(Definition of anniversary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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anniversarynoun [C]

us   /ˌæn·əˈvɜr·sə·ri/
a day when we remember or celebrate something important that happened on that day in a previous year: To celebrate our wedding anniversary, we gave a big party.
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Translations of “anniversary”
in Korean 기념일…
in Arabic ذِكْرى سَنَوِيّة…
in Malaysian ulang tahun…
in French anniversaire…
in Russian годовщина…
in Chinese (Traditional) 周年紀念, 周年紀念日…
in Italian anniversario…
in Turkish yıldönümü…
in Polish rocznica…
in Spanish aniversario…
in Vietnamese lễ kỷ niệm…
in Portuguese aniversário…
in Thai วันครบรอบปี…
in German der Jahrestag…
in Catalan aniversari…
in Japanese 記念日…
in Chinese (Simplified) 周年纪念, 周年纪念日…
in Indonesian hari ulang tahun…
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