year

[ UK /jˈi‍ə/ ]
[ US /ˈjɪɹ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
    in the year 1920
    she is 4 years old
  2. a period of time occupying a regular part of a calendar year that is used for some particular activity
    a school year
  3. a body of students who graduate together
    she was in my year at Hoehandle High
    the class of '97
  4. the period of time that it takes for a planet (as, e.g., Earth or Mars) to make a complete revolution around the sun
    a Martian year takes 687 of our days
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How To Use year In A Sentence

  • The difficulties of the next year or two will, no doubt, reawaken the pro-euro lobby.
  • Within five years, a unified currency in 1933 the "central" issue of "legal tender" currency has been relatively stable, so Donglai Bank has to resume business.
  • She has certainly branched out into more interesting work in recent years.
  • The Plover is to be communicated with each year by a man-of-war — the Amphitrite is the next. The International Monthly Magazine - Volume V - No II
  • The following years were characterized by rifts with Russia, in which the Ukraine jealously guarded its own independence against its overbearing neighbour.
  • Mr. Sorapong, 35 years old, selected industrial estate developers Hemaraj Land & Development PCL and Amata Corporation PCL among his top picks, with Hemaraj returning 147% over the course of 2010 and Amata providing a 99% return on investment. Real Estate
  • Two years later she was omitted from the European squad that relinquished the trophy in Minnesota.
  • I didn't know my success was going to be so big and that I would become 'the subtractor', always subtracting six years. Life and style | guardian.co.uk
  • Last year there was only me and AA who were 1st years, plus AA is heaps older and I didn't know her at all.
  • In recent years, Laganside Corporation has transformed the inner core of Belfast city centre, specifically along the Lagan river and in the surrounding area.
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