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"yearly" in British English

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yearlyadjective, adverb

uk   /ˈjɪə.li/  us   /ˈjɪr.li/
every ​year or ​once every ​year: We get a yearly ​payincrease. Interest is ​paid yearly.
(Definition of yearly from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"yearly" in Business English

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yearlyadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /jɪəli/
every ​year, or once every ​year: yearly ​loss/​profit/​salesyearly accounts/adjustments/progress It also called for a yearly ​adjustment, ​based on ​inflation. We have been over ​budget on a yearly ​basis.a yearly amount/budget/rate The ​department has a yearly ​budget of more than $18.1 million.a yearly increase/peak Limit the ​maximum yearly ​increase of the ​tax to 1 ​cent.
calculated, ​paid, or able to be used for a ​period of one ​year: Cap ​figures are the yearly ​average of the ​totalvalue of the ​contract.yearly bonus/cost/interset They ​pay a ​guaranteed 5.15% yearly ​interest.a yearly income/revenue/salary Most ​lenders are prepared to ​offer a ​loan around three ​times your yearly ​income.
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yearlyadverb

uk   us   /jɪəli/
each or every ​year: grow/increase/rise yearly Since 2007, the ​averagesubscriptionrate has ​grown by 160% yearly. The ​money is ​distributed twice yearly to waiting ​staff.
(Definition of yearly from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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