Meaning of ANNUAL in English

ANNUAL

I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French & Late Latin; Anglo-French annuel, from Late Latin ~is, blend of Latin annuus yearly (from annus year) and Latin annalis yearly (from annus year); probably akin to Gothic athnam (dative plural) years, Sanskrit atati he walks, goes Date: 14th century covering the period of a year , occurring or happening every year or once a year ; yearly , completing the life cycle in one growing season or single year , ~ly adverb II. noun Date: 14th century an event that occurs yearly, a publication appearing yearly, something that lasts one year or season

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