an·​nu·​al·​ly | \ ˈan-yə(-wə)-lē How to pronounce annually (audio) , -yü-ə- \

Definition of annually

: once a year : each year an event that occurs annually a report that's published annually She spends about $1,000 of her own money annually on additional supplies, and doesn't hesitate to let the children know it.— Michael Winerip More than 300,000 Americans undergo angioplasty annually to open clogged heart arteries and relieve chest pain.— Melissa Williams

First Known Use of annually

1560, in the meaning defined above

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“Annually.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 10 December 2019.

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to state or do over again or repeatedly

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