annual annual  /ˈæn ju əl/


  1. (n) (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year
  2. (n) a reference book that is published regularly once every year
  3. (adj) completing its life cycle within a year
  4. (adj) occurring or payable every year




  1. Photographer Matt Eich visits Twinsburg, Ohio as it plays host to its annual gathering of identicals, fraternals, triplets and their families.
  2. PTI makes its second annual list of the best blogs in the world, spanning politics, housekeeping, astronomy and everything in betweenTom McNichol.
  3. Our fifth annual list of the world's most influential people: leaders, thinkers, heroes, artists, scientists and more.


  1. Annual bike, property auction planned for Saturday

    MICHIGAN CITY — The Michigan City Police Department is hosting the annual bike and property auction at 9 a.m. on Saturday, with viewing beginning at 8 a.m.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Michigan City News-Dispatch

  2. 2nd-annual Community Day of Giving to be held July 20 in Christiansburg

    The second-annual Community Day of Giving will be held July 20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Kmart parking lot in Christiansburg. Themed “Christmas in July,” the event will include fun for the whole family, including photos with Santa, a free motorcycle show and car show featuring the General Lee, dunk tank, bounce [...]
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Roanoke Times

  3. Annual fitness expo helps kids get moving

    Kids can get a move on and get their moves on at the third annual free Youth Fitness Expo today at McCollum Park. Sports, health and fitness vendors, along with the Boys & Girls Club, the YMCA, the Everett Aquasox and the Girl Scouts of Western Washington will be at the park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Everett Herald


  1. "They allege that Blagojevich put a 'for sale' sign on the naming of a United States Senator; involved himself personally in pay-to-play schemes with the urgency of a salesman meeting his annual sales target; and corruptly used his office in an...
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Patrick Fitzgerald Source: Salem-News.Com

  2. "We cannot borrow and spend our way back to prosperity when were already running an annual deficit of more than $1 trillion," House Republican leader John Boehner of Ohio said in a statement. "I was pleased to hear the President-elect say...
    on Jan 7, 2009 By: John Boehner Source: NPR

  3. "On an annual basis millions of Iranians visit Iraq and Iraq's holy sites for pilgrimage purposes," Ahmadinejad said in the interview in New York. "Recently as a result of some clashes and the explosion of some bombs a number of Iranian...
    on Sep 24, 2007 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: Forbes

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