anniversary

  • 1Anniversary — An ni*ver sa*ry, a. [L. anniversarius; annus year + vertere, versum, to turn: cf. F. anniversaire.] Returning with the year, at a stated time; annual; yearly; as, an anniversary feast. [1913 Webster] {Anniversary day} (R. C. Ch.). See… …

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  • 2anniversary — [an΄ə vʉr′sə rē] n. pl. anniversaries [ME anniversarie < ML anniversaria (dies), anniversary (day) < L anniversarius < annus, year + versum, pp. of vertere, to turn: see VERSE] 1. the date on which some event occurred in an earlier year… …

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  • 3Anniversary — An ni*ver sa*ry, n.; pl. {Anniversaries}. [Cf. F. anniversaire.] 1. The annual return of the day on which any notable event took place, or is wont to be celebrated; as, the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. [1913 Webster] 2. (R. C.… …

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  • 4Anniversary — 10 Years of Hits Compilation par George Jones Sortie 30 octobre 1982 Enregistrement 1972 1982 Durée 61:53 Genre Country …

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  • 5anniversary — (n.) early 13c., originally especially of the day of a person s death, from M.L. anniversarium, from L. anniversarius (adj.) returning annually, from annus (gen. anni) year (see ANNUAL (Cf. annual) (adj.)) + versus, pp. of vertere to turn (see… …

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  • 6anniversary — [n] yearly observance, celebration ceremony, commemoration, feast day, festival, holiday, jubilee, recurrence, red letter day; concepts 800,801,815,823 …

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  • 7anniversary — ► NOUN (pl. anniversaries) ▪ the date on which an event took place in a previous year. ORIGIN from Latin anniversarius returning yearly …

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  • 8Anniversary — For other uses, see Anniversary (disambiguation). An anniversary is a day that commemorates and/or celebrates a past event that occurred on the same day of the year as the initial event. For example, the first event is the initial occurrence or,… …

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  • 9anniversary — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ first, second, etc. ▪ wedding ▪ diamond, golden, silver, etc. ▪ …

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  • 10anniversary — 01. I want to surprise my wife with a big party for our twentieth [anniversary]. 02. Today we celebrate the [anniversary] of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. 03. If I forget my wedding [anniversary], my wife will kill me. 04. Each… …

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  • 11anniversary — n. 1) to celebrate, commemorate, mark, reach an anniversary 2) a wedding anniversary 3) a diamond; golden; silver anniversary 4) on an anniversary (on their tenth wedding anniversary) * * * [ˌænɪ vɜːs(ə)rɪ] commemorate mark golden reach an… …

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  • 12anniversary — /an euh verr seuh ree/, n., pl. anniversaries, adj. n. 1. the yearly recurrence of the date of a past event: the tenth anniversary of their marriage. 2. the celebration or commemoration of such a date. 3. See wedding anniversary. adj. 4.… …

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  • 13anniversary */*/ — UK [ˌænɪˈvɜː(r)s(ə)rɪ] / US [ˌænɪˈvɜrs(ə)rɪ] noun [countable] Word forms anniversary : singular anniversary plural anniversaries a date when you celebrate something that happened in a previous year that is important to you our second wedding… …

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  • 14Anniversary EP — Infobox Album Name = Anniversary Type = EP Artist = Jebediah Background = Yellow Released = 2005 06 20 Recorded = May 2005 Genre = Alternative Length = 21:55 Label = Redline Records Producer = Jebediah and Dave Parkin Reviews = Last album =… …

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  • 15anniversary — Synonyms and related words: Admission Day, Arbor Day, Armed Forces Day, Armistice Day, Army Day, Bastille Day, Colorado Day, Constitution Day, Decoration Day, Dewali, Discovery Day, Double Ten, Easter Monday, Election Day, Empire Day, Evacuation… …

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  • 16anniversary — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. jubilee (See regularity). II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. yearly, recurrent, once a year; see annual . n. Syn. commemoration (of a past event), yearly celebration, wedding anniversary, birthday, birth… …

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  • 17anniversary — an|ni|ver|sa|ry [ˌænıˈvə:səri US ə:r ] n plural anniversaries [Date: 1200 1300; : Medieval Latin; Origin: anniversarium, from Latin anniversarius returning each year , from annus ( ANNUAL1) + vertere to turn ] a date on which something special or …

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  • 18anniversary — an•ni•ver•sa•ry [[t]ˌæn əˈvɜr sə ri[/t]] n. pl. ries, adj. 1) the yearly recurrence of the date of a past event 2) the celebration or commemoration of such a date 3) a wedding anniversary 4) returning or recurring each year; annual 5) of or… …

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  • 19anniversary — noun (plural ries) Etymology: Middle English anniversarie, from Medieval Latin anniversarium, from Latin, neuter of anniversarius returning annually, from annus year + versus, past participle of vertere to turn more at annual, worth Date: 13th… …

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  • 20anniversary — noun a) Of a significant event, a day that is an exact number of years (to the day) since the event occurred. Often preceded by an ordinal number indicating the number of years that have elapsed since the event. Today is the fiftieth anniversary… …

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