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yearly

adjective year·ly \ ˈyir-lē \
Updated on: 13 Apr 2018

Definition of yearly

1 : reckoned by the year
2 : occurring, appearing, made, done, or acted upon every year or once a year : annual

Examples of yearly in a Sentence

  1. She renews her lease on a yearly basis.

Recent Examples of yearly from the Web

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First Known Use of yearly

before 12th century


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yearly

adverb

Definition of yearly

: every year : annually

Recent Examples of yearly from the Web

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First Known Use of yearly

before 12th century



YEARLY Defined for English Language Learners

yearly

Definition of yearly for English Language Learners

  • : happening, done, or made once each year

  • : of or relating to one year


YEARLY Defined for Kids

yearly

adjective year·ly \ ˈyir-lē \

Definition of yearly for Students

: occurring, made, or done every year : annual
  • I had my yearly checkup.


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