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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 an·nu·al /ˈænjə(wə)l/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 An·nu·al a.
 1. Of or pertaining to a year; returning every year; coming or happening once in the year; yearly.
    The annual overflowing of the river [Nile].   --Ray.
 2. Performed or accomplished in a year; reckoned by the year; as, the annual motion of the earth.
    A thousand pound a year, annual support.   --Shak.
 2. Lasting or continuing only one year or one growing season; requiring to be renewed every year; as, an annual plant; annual tickets.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 An·nu·al, n.
 1. A thing happening or returning yearly; esp. a literary work published once a year.
 2. Anything, especially a plant, that lasts but one year or season; an annual plant.
    Oaths . . . in some sense almost annuals; . . . and I myself can remember about forty different sets.   --Swift.
 3. R. C. Ch. A Mass for a deceased person or for some special object, said daily for a year or on the anniversary day.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: occurring or payable every year; "an annual trip to Paris";
             "yearly medical examinations"; "annual (or yearly)
             income" [syn: yearly]
      2: completing its life cycle within a year; "a border of annual
         flowering plants" [syn: one-year] [ant: biennial, perennial]
      n 1: a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the
           space of a year
      2: a reference book that is published regularly once every year
         [syn: yearbook]