year-over-year Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “year-over-year” in the English Dictionary

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(also year over year) uk   us   (also year-on-year, also year on year) ACCOUNTING, FINANCE
used to compare ​financialresults with those of the same ​period in the previous ​year: Earnings ​pershare are up 10% ​year over ​year. First Active ​reports more than 100% year-on-year ​growth in ​sales Profits were down 11% on a year-over-year ​basis. year-over-year comparisons/​declines/​increases
This is the 12th ​straight month in which monthly ​sales have ​declined, year-over-year.
(Definition of year-over-year from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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