Meaning of ANNUAL in English

ANNUAL

adj. & n.

adj. 1 reckoned by the year. 2 occurring every year. 3 living or lasting for one year.

n. 1 a book etc. published once a year; a yearbook. 2 a plant that lives only for a year or less. annual general meeting a yearly meeting of members or shareholders, esp. for holding elections and reporting on the year's events. annual ring a ring in the cross-section of a plant, esp. a tree, produced by one year's growth. annually adv.

[ ME f. OF annuel f. LL annualis f. L annalis f. annus year ]

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