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adjective & adverb
Happening or produced once a year or every year.[as adjective] ‘yearly visits to Africa’[as adverb] ‘rent was paid yearly’
annually, once a year, by the year, per annum, every year, each yearannual, once a year, every year, each yearView synonyms
- ‘His comments come after the publication of the yearly crime figures.’
- ‘It's a yearly miracle that's been taking place since 1990, and each is better than the one before.’
- ‘Anyway, when the once yearly payment was made, my ex-credit card company wanted the money.’
- ‘Barclays Bank will show the benefits of its own past acquisitions with news of bumper yearly figures on Thursday.’
- ‘We've got the yearly circus in the field near our tower block again.’
- ‘We believe it may be the first of its kind in York, and we hope it will become a yearly festival to create a focus event for ethnic groups in York.’
- ‘Nadia organises a yearly charity show to raise cash for Cancer Research.’
- ‘Pact produce a yearly handbook of their production company members, which is a good starting point.’
- ‘Janet continued to go for yearly check-ups and was told she was clear.’
- ‘Annual or yearly performance results will generally have an overriding importance.’
- ‘Her ties with Scotland have remained strong with yearly visits to see family and friends up North.’
- ‘Newspapers are constrained by a yearly license required from the Home Ministry.’
- ‘He said the children could be encouraged to paint something tasteful on the boards, which could be changed yearly.’
- ‘The vast majority of us make less than that, so every penny of our yearly income is taxed.’
- ‘It was a very good day, so good the trip became a yearly tradition well into my college years.’
- ‘She visited her relatives in Castledermot on a yearly basis when her brother and sister were alive.’
- ‘Having now finalised the yearly accounts, another cheque will be following shortly.’
- ‘Now a yearly phenomenon, the New Music Festival chooses a different theme for each year.’
- ‘He said this month all 82 hackney carriages had passed their yearly inspection.’
- ‘However, this is an isolated incident among the 80,000 council tax accounts we handle yearly.’
Old English gēarlic (see year, -ly).
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