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year

year

 
pronunciation:
yir
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a unit of time equal to 365 days or, every fourth year, 366 days, reckoned in the Gregorian calendar from January through December; twelve months. (abbr.: yr.)
similar words:
twelvemonth
definition 2: See "astronomical year," "sidereal year."
synonyms:
astronomical year, sidereal year
definition 3: the time it takes any planet to complete one revolution around its sun.
similar words:
orbit, revolution
definition 4: about the length of one year.
We saw each other two years ago.
definition 5: a portion of the year that is recurrently set aside for something specific.
the fiscal year
synonyms:
period, term
similar words:
cycle, session, space, span, spell