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year

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[jəː], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the time taken by the earth to make one revolution around the sun.

- the period of 365 days (or 366 days in leap years) starting from the first of January, used for reckoning time in ordinary circumstances.

- one's age or time of life
(e.g: she had a composure well beyond her years)

- a very long time; ages
(e.g: it's going to take years to put that right)

- a set of students grouped together as being of roughly similar ages, mostly entering a school or college in the same academic year
(e.g: most of the girls in my year were leaving at the end of the term)


Phrases:
- a year and a day
- in the year of our Lord —
- put years on
- take years off
- year in, year out
- — of the year

Origin:
Old English gē(a)r, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch jaar and German Jahr, from an Indo-European root shared by Greek hōra ‘season’




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