Meaning of ANNUAL in English

adj. & n.


1. reckoned by the year.

2 occurring every year.

3 living or lasting for one year.


1. a book etc. published once a year; a yearbook.

2 a plant that lives only for a year or less.

Phrases and idioms:

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.

Etymology: ME f. OF annuel f. LL annualis f. L annalis f. annus year

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.