Meaning of “calendar year” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “calendar year” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"calendar year" in Business English

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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 calendar year can be referred to as 'calendar 2011, 2012, etc.':

The fund has convincingly beaten its peers over each of the past three calendar years.
The brokerage raised 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)

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