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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, from January through December; twelve months. (abbreviated: yr.)
definition 2: the time it takes any planet to go completely around its sun.
A year on Jupiter is much longer than a year on Mercury.
similar words:
orbit, revolution
definition 3: about the length of one year.
We saw each other two years ago.
definition 4: a part of the year that is set aside for some particular activity.
Our school year begins in early September.
synonyms:
period, term
similar words:
cycle, session, space, span, spell