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Meaning of “year-ago” in the English Dictionary

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year-agoadjective [before noun]

uk   us   (also year-earlier) ACCOUNTING
used to compare a company's ​financialresults from twelve months ago with its ​results now: The ​manufacturerearned $213 million in the second ​quarter, compared with year-ago ​earnings of $201 million.
(Definition of year-ago from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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