twelvemonth


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twelve·month

 (twĕlv′mŭnth′)
n.
A year.

twelvemonth

(ˈtwɛlvˌmʌnθ)
n
chiefly Brit an archaic or dialect word for year

twelve•month

(ˈtwɛlvˌmʌnθ)

n.
Chiefly Brit. a year.
[before 1050]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.twelvemonth - a period of time containing 365 (or 366) daystwelvemonth - a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days; "she is 4 years old"; "in the year 1920"
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
Christian year, church year - the year in the ecclesiastical calendar; especially feast days and special seasons
Holy Year - (Roman Catholic Church) a period of remission from sin (usually granted every 25 years)
New Year - the calendar year just begun
365 days, common year - a year that is not a leap year
366 days, bissextile year, intercalary year, leap year - in the Gregorian calendar: any year divisible by 4 except centenary years divisible by 400
off year - a year in which no major political elections are held
off year - a year in which productivity is low or inferior
calendar year, civil year - the year (reckoned from January 1 to December 31) according to Gregorian calendar
financial year, fiscal year - any accounting period of 12 months
annum - (Latin) year; "per annum"
decade, decennary, decennium - a period of 10 years
year of grace - any year of the Christian era
Y2K - the year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar

twelvemonth

noun
A period of time of approximately 12 months, especially that period during which the earth completes a single revolution around the sun:
Translations

twelvemonth

(archaic) [ˈtwelvmʌnθ] Naño m
this day twelvemonthde hoy en un año
we've not seen him for a twelvemonthhace un año que no le vemos
References in classic literature ?
Poyser had during the last twelvemonth recited many imaginary speeches, meaning even more than met the ear, which she was quite determined to make to him the next time he appeared within the gates of the Hall Farm, the speeches had always remained imaginary.
I hope to see her the wife of Sir James within a twelvemonth.
But wilt thou not give me another twelvemonth to pay my debt?
And there is the abiding thought of a whole year of more or less hard life before one, because there was hardly a southern-going voyage in the yesterday of the sea which meant anything less than a twelvemonth.
The event which it authorized soon followed: Henry and Catherine were married, the bells rang, and everybody smiled; and, as this took place within a twelvemonth from the first day of their meeting, it will not appear, after all the dreadful delays occasioned by the general's cruelty, that they were essentially hurt by it.
But he did forget himself once or twice within a twelvemonth, and then he would go and confess to his wife, and would again promise that this should really be the very last time.
At length, on the 22d of September, less than a twelvemonth after Barbicane's original proposition, the enormous weapon, accurately bored, and exactly vertically pointed, was ready for work.