Definition of “yearly” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “yearly” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“yearly” in Business English

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yearlyadjective [ before noun ]

uk /jɪəli/ us

every year, or once every year:

yearly 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 total value 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.


uk /jɪəli/ us

each or every year:

grow/increase/rise yearly Since 2007, the average subscription rate 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)