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an·nu·al

 (ăn′yo͞o-əl)
adj.
1. Recurring, done, or performed every year; yearly: an annual medical examination.
2. Of, relating to, or determined by a year: an annual income.
3. Botany Living or growing for only one year or season.
n.
1. A periodical published yearly; a yearbook.
2. Botany A plant that completes its entire life cycle in a single growing season.

[Middle English annuel, from Old French, from Late Latin annuālis, ultimately from Latin annus, year; see at- in Indo-European roots.]

an′nu·al·ly adv.

annual

(ˈænjʊəl)
adj
1. occurring, done, etc, once a year or every year; yearly: an annual income.
2. lasting for a year: an annual subscription.
n
3. (Botany) a plant that completes its life cycle in less than one year. Compare perennial3, biennial3
4. (Journalism & Publishing) a book, magazine, etc, published once every year
[C14: from Late Latin annuālis, from Latin annuus yearly, from annus year]
ˈannually adv

an•nu•al

(ˈæn yu əl)

adj.
1. of, for, or pertaining to a year; yearly: annual salary.
2. occurring or returning once a year: an annual celebration.
3. (of a plant) living for only one growing season.
4. performed or executed during a year: the annual course of the sun.
n.
5. a plant that lives for one growing season.
6. a publication issued annually.
[1350–1400; Middle English annuel < Anglo-French < Late Latin annuālis= Latin annu(us) yearly, derivative of annus year + -ālis -al1]
an′nu•al•ly, adv.

an·nu·al

(ăn′yo͞o-əl) Botany
Adjective
Completing a life cycle in one growing season.
Noun
An annual plant. Tomatoes and sunflowers are examples of annuals.

annual

1. A plant with a one-year life cycle.
2. Any plant that completes its lifecycle in a single growing season.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.annual - (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a yearannual - (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
2.annual - a reference book that is published regularly once every yearannual - a reference book that is published regularly once every year
book of facts, reference book, reference work, reference - a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts; "he contributed articles to the basic reference work on that topic"
almanac - an annual publication containing tabular information in a particular field or fields arranged according to the calendar of a given year
almanac, farmer's calendar - 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; "today computers calculate the ephemerides"
Adj.1.annual - completing its life cycle within a year; "a border of annual flowering plants"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
biennial, two-year - having a life cycle lasting two seasons; "a biennial life cycle"; "parsnips and carrots are biennial plants often grown as annuals"
perennial - lasting three seasons or more; "the common buttercup is a popular perennial plant"
2.annual - occurring or payable every yearannual - occurring or payable every year; "an annual trip to Paris"; "yearly medical examinations"; "annual (or yearly) income"
periodic, periodical - happening or recurring at regular intervals; "the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust"

annual

adjective
1. yearly, once a year the annual conference of the trade union movement
2. yearly, yearlong annual costs, £1,600
noun
1. almanac, yearbook, guide, handbook, guidebook, workbook I looked for Wyman's picture in my high-school annual.
Translations
سَنَويسَنَوِيّكِتاب سَنَوينَبات سَنَوي
každoročníročenkaročníjednoletá rostlina
årligårsskriftétårigårbog
vuosittainenjokavuotinen
godišnji
egy éviegynyári növény
árlegurárs-ársriteinær
年一回の
해마다의
kasmetkasmetinismetinisvienmetis augalas
almanahsgadagadagrāmatagadskārtējsikgadējs
anual
letničkaročný
letenvsakoleten
årlig
ประจำปี
yıllıkbir yıl ömrü olan bitkiyılda bir olan
hàng năm

annual

[ˈænjʊəl]
A. ADJanual
B. N
1. (= publication) → anuario m; (= children's comic book) cómic para niños que se publica en forma de libro normalmente por Navidad
2. (Bot) → planta f anual
C. CPD annual general meeting N (Brit) → junta f general anual
annual income Ningresos mpl anuales
annual report Ninforme m anual

annual

[ˈænjuəl]
adj (= yearly) [meeting, conference] → annuel(le); [rate, fee, charge, salary] → annuel(le); [sales, income, turnover] → annuel(le); [event, festival] → annuel(le)
It's an annual event → C'est un événement annuel.
annual report → rapport m annuel
n
(= plant) → plante f annuelle
(= book) → album mannual general meeting n (British)assemblée f générale annuelle

annual

n
(= book)Jahresalbum nt
adj (= happening once a year)jährlich; (= of or for the year)Jahres-; annual accountsJahresbilanz f; annual salaryJahresgehalt nt

annual

[ˈænjʊəl]
1. adj (income) → annuo/a; (event, plant) → annuale
2. n (book) → pubblicazione f annuale, annuario; (children's comic book) → almanacco (Bot) → pianta annuale

annual

(ˈӕnjuəl) adjective
1. happening every year. an annual event.
2. of one year. What is his annual salary?
noun
1. a book of which a new edition is published every year. children's annuals.
2. a plant that lives for only one year.
ˈannually adverb
His salary is increased annually.

annual

سَنَوِيّ každoroční årlig jährlich ετήσιος anual vuosittainen annuel godišnji annuale 年一回の 해마다의 jaarlijks årlig roczny anual ежегодный årlig ประจำปี yıllık hàng năm 每年的

annual

a. anual;
adv. anualmente, cada año.

annual

adj anual
References in classic literature ?
There is something memorable in the experience to be had by going into a fair ground that stands at the edge of a Middle Western town on a night after the annual fair has been held.
The dim reflection of a remembered splendour, a colourless and manifold diluted repetition of what they had beheld in proud old London -- we will not say at a royal coronation, but at a Lord Mayor's show -- might be traced in the customs which our forefathers instituted, with reference to the annual installation of magistrates.
cried Ahab, aye, Queequeg, the harpoons lie all twisted and wrenched in him; aye, Daggoo, his spout is a big one, like a whole shock of wheat, and white as a pile of our Nantucket wool after the great annual sheep-shearing; aye, Tashtego, and he fan-tails like a split jib in a squall.
A few years since the annual charge for a cab license was very much reduced, and the difference between the six and seven days' cabs was abolished.
There came pneumonia and grippe, stalking among them, seeking for weakened constitutions; there was the annual harvest of those whom tuberculosis had been dragging down.
I would not have every man nor every part of a man cultivated, any more than I would have every acre of earth cultivated: part will be tillage, but the greater part will be meadow and forest, not only serving an immediate use, but preparing a mould against a distant future, by the annual decay of the vegetation which it supports.
When you consider how much that amount of money would buy, in that age and country, and how usual it was to be scrofulous, when not dead, you would understand that the annual king's-evil appropriation was just the River and Harbor bill of that government for the grip it took on the treasury and the chance it afforded for skinning the surplus.
I daresay you are," remarked Jane, with what might be described as one of her annual bursts of courage; "but all the same, Mirandy, it wasn't good manners, and it wasn't good religion
A handsome annual allowance was secured to her, on condition that she returned to the place from which she had come; that she never appeared in England; and that she ceased to use her husband's name.
I am not certain whether I found out then, or afterwards, that, without being actively concerned in any business, he had some share in, or some annual charge upon the profits of, a wine-merchant's house in London, with which his family had been connected from his great-grandfather's time, and in which his sister had a similar interest; but I may mention it in this place, whether or no.
I may mention at once that this became an annual custom.
The doctor and his wife, uncle and aunt Kimble, were there, and the annual Christmas talk was carried through without any omissions, rising to the climax of Mr.