year

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈjɪər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/yɪr/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(yēr)


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year

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [half a, one] year
  2. [two, 10, 50] years
  3. [nine] years [later, after, before, earlier, previously]
  4. [this, last, next, every] year
  5. [she, her daughter, his son] is [20] years old
  6. a [lunar, calendar, light] year
  7. [this, the, the next] academic year
  8. [many, several, thousands] of light years away
  9. we are light years away (from finishing)
  10. the [golden, wonder, glory] years
  11. we've [had, experienced, seen] better years
  12. she's very [attractive, active, fit] for her years
  13. we [hope, expect, plan] to finish in a year
  14. the [movie, rocket, highway] was [five] years in the making
  15. [it, 1976] was a good year (for)
  16. (he was) [in prison, imprisoned, jailed] for 10 years
  17. the movie took [two] years to [make, shoot, complete]
  18. they have a year to [get, raise, find] the money
  19. we haven't [spoken, played] in years
  20. they [vacationed in Alicante] year in, year out
  21. he's been with [us, the company] from year one
  22. a year is a long time in [politics, football, war]
  23. years of [hardship, war, slavery, recession]
n as adj
  1. a [10] year old [movie, car, boy]
  2. a [year] long [course, trip, cruise]
  3. [third] year [students, math, level]
  4. a [four] year [course, degree, voyage]
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