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calendarnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkæl.ən.dər/  us   /ˈkæl.ən.dɚ/
A2 a printed table showing 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 separate space or page for each day, in which you write down your future arrangements, meetings, etc.: He wrote the date of the meeting in his calendar.
the system used to measure and arrange the days, weeks, months, and special events of the year according to a belief system or tradition: the Christian/Jewish/Chinese calendar
a list of events and dates within a particular year that are important for an organization or for the people involved in a particular activity: the political/school calendar

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

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calendarnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkæl·ən·dər/
a printed table showing 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 particular times: My calendar is pretty crowded over the next few weeks.
A calendar is also a system for deciding the beginning and end of years, their total length, 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 date Dec. 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 computer program showing planned activities with their dates and times: I can access the calendars of everybody in the department. There's nothing in his calendar for today. To submit events directly to the online calendar, please enter a user name and email address 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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