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"calendar" in British English

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calendarnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkæl.ɪn.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
A2 a ​printedtableshowing all the ​days, ​weeks, and ​months of the ​year: An ​old calendar for 2012 was still ​hanging on the ​wall of her ​office. US a ​book with a ​separatespace or ​page for each ​day, in which you write down ​yourfuturearrangements, ​meetings, etc.: He ​wrote the ​date of the ​meeting in his calendar. the ​system used to ​measure and ​arrange the ​days, ​weeks, ​months, and ​specialevents of the ​yearaccording to a ​beliefsystem or ​tradition: the ​Christian/​Jewish/​Chinese calendar a ​list of ​events and ​dates within a ​particularyear that are ​important for an ​organization or for the ​peopleinvolved in a ​particularactivity: the ​political/​school calendar
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(Definition of calendar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"calendar" in American English

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calendarnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkæl·ən·dər/
a ​printedtableshowing the ​arrangement of the ​days, ​weeks, and ​months of the ​year A calendar is also a ​list of ​meetings or things you have to do at ​particulartimes: My calendar is ​prettycrowded over the next few ​weeks. A calendar is also a ​system for ​deciding the ​beginning and end of ​years, ​theirtotallength, and the ​parts into which they are ​divided: The Gregorian calendar is used today in most ​parts of the ​world.
(Definition of calendar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"calendar" in Business English

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calendarnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkæləndər/
a ​table showing all the days, weeks, and months of the ​year: a ​desk/​wall calendar The ​dateDec. 31 is circled in ​red on the calendar
US ( UK diary) a ​book, with ​pages for each day, in which you write down what you have to do: I've ​noted the ​date in my calendar.
IT a ​computerprogram showing ​plannedactivities with their ​dates and ​times: I can ​access the calendars of everybody in the ​department. There's nothing in his calendar for today. To ​submitevents directly to the online calendar, please ​enter a ​username and ​emailaddress on the ​form below.
a ​list of ​events and ​dates within a ​year that are important to an ​organization or to the ​people involved in a particular ​activity: the academic/court/election, etc. calendar With just weeks ​left in the ​legislative calendar, there has been no ​vote yet on this most important ​issue.
(Definition of calendar from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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