year|ly [ `jırli ] adjective
1. ) done once every year: ANNUAL:
a yearly festival
2. ) continuing for 12 months or growing over 12 months: ANNUAL:
yearly profit/income

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • yearly — year‧ly [ˈjɪəli, ˈjɜː ǁ ˈjɪrli] adjective happening or appearing every year or once a year: • a yearly pay award • the yearly advertising budget • The computer company reported its best yearly earnings since 2003. yearly adverb …   Financial and business terms

  • Yearly — Year ly, a. [AS. ge[ a]rlic.] [1913 Webster] 1. Happening, accruing, or coming every year; annual; as, a yearly income; a yearly feast. [1913 Webster] 2. Lasting a year; as, a yearly plant. [1913 Webster] 3. Accomplished in a year; as, the yearly …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yearly — Year ly, adv. [AS. ge[ a]rlice.] Annually; once a year to year; as, blessings yearly bestowed. [1913 Webster] Yearly will I do this rite. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • yearly — [yir′lē] adj. 1. done, happening, appearing, etc. once a year, or every year [a yearly event] 2. of a year, or of each year adv. annually; every year …   English World dictionary

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  • yearly — (adj.) O.E. gearlic; see YEAR (Cf. year) + LY (Cf. ly) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • yearly — [adj] every twelve months annual, annually, once a year, per annum, perennial, regularly, year by year, yearlong; concepts 541,823 …   New thesaurus

  • yearly — ► ADJECTIVE & ADVERB ▪ happening or produced once a year or every year …   English terms dictionary

  • yearly — year|ly [ˈjıəli, ˈjə: US ˈjırli] adj happening or appearing every year or once a year ▪ Salary levels are reviewed on a yearly basis. ▪ a total yearly income of $78,000 ▪ The magazine is issued twice yearly (=two times a year) . 3 yearly/5 yearly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • yearly — [[t]jɪ͟ə(r)li[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n A yearly event happens once a year or every year. The seven major industrial countries will have their yearly meeting in London. ADV: ADV after v Yearly is also an adverb. Clients normally pay fees in advance,… …   English dictionary

  • yearly — adjective happening or appearing every year or once a year: a yearly pay award | 3 yearly/5 yearly etc (=every three years etc): a checkup at five yearly intervals yearly adverb: We pay the fee yearly …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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