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Meaning of "anniversary" in Essential English Dictionary

anniversary

noun   /ˌænɪˈvɜːsəri/ ( plural anniversaries)
B1 a day on which you remember or celebrate something that happened on that day in the past: a wedding anniversary the 60th anniversary of Kennedy’s death
Translations of “anniversary”
in Arabic ذِكْرى سَنَوِيّة…
in Korean 기념일…
in Malaysian ulang tahun…
in French anniversaire…
in Turkish yıldönümü…
in Italian anniversario…
in Chinese (Traditional) 周年紀念, 周年紀念日…
in Russian годовщина…
in Polish rocznica…
in Vietnamese lễ kỷ niệm…
in Spanish aniversario…
in Portuguese aniversário…
in Thai วันครบรอบปี…
in German der Jahrestag…
in Catalan aniversari…
in Japanese 記念日…
in Indonesian hari ulang tahun…
in Chinese (Simplified) 周年纪念, 周年纪念日…
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