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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ANNUAL

Such, at least, was my luck when starting for my annual French tour in 1887.

Then he added, "I must go down to thank Dixon; I guess this is his annual day for smiling."

See the report of the proceedings of the society at its annual meeting in 1834.

When spring was near, the annual love-season of the Coyotes came on.

At every annual meeting he has delivered an appropriate address.

We have not detected any considerable increase of our annual expenditure in consequence.

Also it should be a semi-monthly, or at least accompanied by a quarterly and annual.

Where gross annual earnings, per mile, shall be $4,000 or more.

Annual subscription, one dollar; single numbers, thirty cents.

In recent years preceding, the annual contingent had been about 430,000.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French annuel (12c.) or directly from Late Latin annualem (nominative annualis), corresponding to Latin annalis as adjective form of annus "year," from PIE *at-no-, from root *at- "to go," on notion of "period gone through" (cf. Sanskrit atati "goes, wanders," Gothic aþnam (dative plural) "year," Oscan akno- "year, holiday, time of offering"). Used of plants since 1710.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ANNUAL

almanac

noundocument containing information for a year
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