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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun annual:

yearbookannual

The word annual and its family (annually) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the noun annual

What does annual mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: annuals

  1. (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year
  2. a reference book that is published regularly once every year
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonyms of annual: yearbook / yearly
    • more generic terms: book of facts / reference / reference book / reference work = a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts
    • more specific terms:
      • almanac = an annual publication containing tabular information in a particular field or fields arranged according to the calendar of a given year
      • farmer's calendar / almanac = an annual publication including weather forecasts and other miscellaneous information arranged according to the calendar of a given year
      • ephemeris = an annual publication containing astronomical tables that give the positions of the celestial bodies throughout the year

Alternative definition of the noun annual

noun

  1. An annual publication; a book, periodical, journal, report, comic book, yearbook, etc., which is published serially once a year, which may or may not be in addition to regular weekly or monthly publication.
  2. [botany] An annual plant; a plant with a life span of just one growing season; a plant which naturally germinates, flowers and dies in one year. Compare [term, biennial] [term, perennial].

Definition of the adjective annual

What does annual mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more annual / most annual

  1. completing its life cycle within a year
  2. occurring or payable every year

Alternative definition of the adjective annual

adjective

  1. Happening once every year.
  2. Of, for, or relating to a whole year, often as a recurring cycle; determined or reckoned by the year; accumulating in the course of a year; performed, executed, or completed over the course of a year. See also [term, circannual].
  3. [botany] (of a plant) Having a life cycle that is completed in only one growing season; e.g. beans, corn, marigold. See Annual plant in Wikipedia. Compare [term, biennial] [term, perennial].
  4. [entomology] Living or lasting just one season or year, as certain insects or insect colonies.

Phrases with annual

  1. annual fern
  2. Annual Nehe
  3. annual ring
  4. Annual Rush
  5. Annual Clary
  6. Annual Gilia
  7. Annual leave
  8. Annual Muhly
  9. Annual Phlox
  10. Annual Fimbry
  11. Annual Lupine
  12. Annual Mallow
  13. Annual Bugloss
  14. Annual Bursage
  15. Annual Cudweed
  16. Annual Gentian
  17. Annual Honesty
  18. Annual Mercury
  19. Annual Ragweed
  20. First Annual

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for annual

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Google previewDictionary of Travel, Tourism and Hospitality (2003)

by S. Medlik

Research Methods for Leisure and Tourism, 2nd edn, London: Pitman Pannell Kerr Forster, EuroCity Survey (annual) Pannell Kerr Forster, Europe, Middle East and Africa Trends (annual) Pannell Kerr Forster, Middle East and ...

Google previewDictionary of Finance, Investment and Banking (2016)

by E. Banks

Annual Inflation Swap 23 the triggering of a market event (commonly the breaching of an INTEREST RATE level). Amortizing swaps typically have a LOCKOUT PERIOD during which amortization is prohibited. See also ACCRETING SWAP, ...

Google previewDictionary of Texas Artists, 1800-1945 (1999)

Thirteenth Annual Dallas Allied Arts Exhibition. Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1942 . Fourteenth Annual Dallas Allied Arts Exhibition. Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1943. Fifteenth Annual Dallas Allied Arts Exhibition. Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, ...

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Quotes about annual

As a matter of principle, I never attend the first annual anything. (George Carlin)
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Scrabble value of A1N1N1U1A1L1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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