common year


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common year

n.
A calendar year having 365 days; a year without an intercalary period.

com′mon year`


n.
an ordinary year of 365 days; a year having no intercalary period. Compare leap year.
[1905–10]
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Noun1.common year - a year that is not a leap yearcommon year - a year that is not a leap year  
twelvemonth, year, yr - a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days; "she is 4 years old"; "in the year 1920"
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Only a few hours--true; yet such hours were worth a cycle of common years untouched by the glory and the dream.
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In addition to reducing the impact of Year 2000 disruptions on high tech companies, the mission of the HTC is to share information and practices concerning the Year 2000 readiness of suppliers and service providers; to develop standardize tools and methods for assessment; to cooperatively address common Year 2000 challenges such as the supply chain network and global infrastructure; and to provide a forum for sharing concerns and potential solutions.
BALSALL Common Year 6 pupils were lucky enough to have the last ever tour of the original Prodrive Heritage Centre and factory.