year-over-year

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year-over-year

(yîr′ō-vər-yîr′)
adv. & adj.
As compared with the same period in a previous year or in previous years: third-quarter earnings that increased 10 percent year-over-year; a 15 percent increase in year-over-year profits for the third quarter.
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