Definition of 'anniversary'
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In the year of the anniversary we shall come together as bishops around the call to prayer. Times, Sunday Times (2017)One year and one month since it had its last anniversary celebrations. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He's forgotten his wedding anniversary and is in the dog house. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In spite of missing engagements yesterday she was able to send recorded good wishes to Canada on the 150th anniversary of confederation. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This was one anniversary he will want to forget. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The crowd was unbelievable and the best thing is that it is my wedding anniversary today. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is a special anniversary for me. Christianity Today (2000)Plus full reports and images from the anniversary celebration today and tomorrow thetimes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The bleak assessment of the economy was released the day before the fifth anniversary of the credit crunch. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As the fifth anniversary of the death approaches she feels that perhaps a new chapter in her life will open. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Sunday was my twelfth wedding anniversary. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This year is the 200th anniversary of his birth. The Sun (2012)It bodes ill for the 60th anniversary next year. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She died in his arms the day after their 11th wedding anniversary. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was was their 20th wedding anniversary yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Next week is the 50th anniversary of one of the most famous and significant speeches of the postwar era. Times, Sunday Times (2013)TWO deaths this week - and one anniversary. The Sun (2014)We return to the Strokes and the imminent 15th anniversary. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This year is the 150th anniversary of his birth and the 70th anniversary of his death. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's our 50th anniversary this year. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Club class to Australia for their 40th wedding anniversary. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My need is to get in shape for my tenth wedding anniversary trip next year to New York. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The week leading up to the 10th anniversary was done in parts very well and in others very, very badly. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'anniversary'
British English: anniversary /ˌænɪˈvɜːsərɪ/ NOUN
An anniversary is a date which is remembered or celebrated because a special event happened on that date in a previous year.
...their third wedding anniversary.
- American English: anniversary
- Arabic: ذِكْرَى سَنَوِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: aniversário
- Chinese: 周年纪念
- Croatian: godišnjica
- Czech: výročí
- Danish: jubilæum
- Dutch: verjaardag
- European Spanish: aniversario
- Finnish: vuosipäivä
- French: anniversaire commémoration
- German: Jahrestag
- Greek: επέτειος
- Italian: anniversario
- Japanese: 記念日
- Korean: 기념일
- Norwegian: jubileum
- Polish: rocznica
- European Portuguese: aniversário
- Romanian: aniversare
- Russian: годовщина
- Spanish: aniversario
- Swedish: årsdag
- Thai: การฉลองครบรอบปี
- Turkish: yıl dönümü
- Ukrainian: річниця
- Vietnamese: ngày kỷ niệm
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