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"calendar year" in British English

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calendar yearnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​period of 365 or 366 ​days, ​starting on 1 ​January and ​ending on 31 ​December
(Definition of calendar year from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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calendar yearnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​period of 365 or 366 days, ​starting on January 1st and ​ending on December 31st. In the US a particular ​calendaryear can be referred to as '​calendar 2011, 2012, etc.': The ​fund has convincingly ​beaten its ​peers over each of the past three ​calendaryears. The ​brokerageraised the company's EPS ​calendar 2012 ​estimate to $0.90 from $0.85.
(Definition of calendar year from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “calendar year”
in Chinese (Simplified) 日历年…
in Chinese (Traditional) 日曆年…
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