Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Returning every year; pertaining to the year; lasting only one year.

Part of speech: noun

A book or pamphlet issued once a year.

Part of speech: noun

A plant living but for a single year.

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Usage examples "annual":

  1. The day after the election, the Little Missouri Stock Association held its semi- annual meeting. - "Roosevelt in the Bad Lands", Hermann Hagedorn.
  2. I may mention at once that this became an annual custom. - "Great Expectations", Charles Dickens.
  3. This subject was submitted to the attention of Congress by the Secretary of the Treasury in his last annual report, and will be again noticed at the present session, with additional details. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.