a year ago


a year ago
last year, one year before now

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • year-ago — UK US adjective [before noun] (also year earlier) ACCOUNTING ► used to compare a company s financial results from twelve months ago with its results now: »The manufacturer earned $213 million in the second quarter, compared with year ago earnings …   Financial and business terms

  • Many and Many a Year Ago —   …   Wikipedia

  • year — [jɪə, jɜː ǁ jɪr] written abbreviation yr noun [countable] 1. also calendar year the period of time beginning on January 1 and ending on December 31: • The Small Business Administration arranged 55,000 small business loans last year. 2 …   Financial and business terms

  • year-earlier — UK US adjective [before noun] ACCOUNTING ► YEAR AGO(Cf. ↑year ago) …   Financial and business terms

  • year — /year/, n. 1. a period of 365 or 366 days, in the Gregorian calendar, divided into 12 calendar months, now reckoned as beginning Jan. 1 and ending Dec. 31 (calendar year or civil year). Cf. common year, leap year. 2. a period of approximately the …   Universalium

  • ago — [[t]əgo͟ʊ[/t]] ♦ ADV: ADV with v, n ADV, long ADV You use ago when you are referring to past time. For example, if something happened one year ago, it is one year since it happened. If it happened a long time ago, it is a long time since it… …   English dictionary

  • year — noun /jiə,jɜː,jiɹ/ a) The time it takes the Earth to complete one revolution of the Sun (between 365.24 and 365.26 days depending on the point of reference). We moved to this town a year ago. b) The time it takes for any planetary b …   Wiktionary

  • year — W1S1 [jıə, jə: US jır] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(12 months)¦ 2¦(january to december)¦ 3 years 4 all (the) year round 5 year by year 6 year after year/year in, year out 7¦(period of life/history)¦ 8 the school/academic year 9¦(s …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • AGO Flugzeugwerke — was, until 1945 a German aircraft manufacturing company. The initials AGO had a variety of meanings during the company s lifetime, but in the its final version stood for Apparatebau GmbH Oschersleben . At its peak, the company employed around… …   Wikipedia

  • year — or sidereal year [yir] n. [ME yere < OE gear, akin to Ger jahr < IE * yēro , year, summer (> Gr hōros, time, year, OSlav jara, spring) < base * ei , to go (> L ire, to go): basic sense “that which passes”] 1. a) a period of 365… …   English World dictionary


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