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Main Entry: 1an·nu·al
Pronunciation: primarystressan-y(schwa-w)schwal
Function: adjective
Etymology: Middle English annual "for a year," from early French annuel and Latin annualis (both, same meaning), derived from Latin annus "year"
1 : covering the period of a year <annual rainfall>
2 : occurring or performed once a year : YEARLY <an annual meeting>
3 : completing the life cycle in one growing season or single year <annual plants>
- an·nu·al·ly /-emacron/ adverb

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