American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The eighth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar. See Table at calendar.
- Early Middle English August(us), re-Latinized from Old English Agustus, from Late Latin Agustus, from Latin augustus ("month of August"), from the agnomen Augustus ("venerable") of Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus, possibly from either Old Latin *augos, increase, from Proto-Indo-European base *aug-, to increase; or Latin avis ("bird"), referring to divination by observing bird flights, singing, feeding or entrails, from Proto-Indo-European *awi-, bird; + Latin garrire ("to chatter"), from Proto-Indo-European base *gar-/*ger-, to cry, of imitative origin (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old English, from Latin (mēnsis) Augustus, (month) of Augustus, after Augustus. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“[August descries September toiling across the lawn.] _August.”
“- San Manual Amphitheatre August 02, 2009 - Tucson, AZ - Anselmo Valencia Center August 04,”
“The term "August story" has special meaning in the language called newspaperese.”
“Industrial output dropped 0.3% in August from the previous month, missing forecasts for a 1.1% rise, the government said Thursday.”
“Industrial output dropped 0.3% in August from the previous month, missing forecasts for a 1.1% rise.”
“Taiwan's exports rose 26.6% in August from a year earlier, a slowdown from July's 38.5% increase but still strong.”
“While exports to the U.S. rose only 8.8% in August from a year earlier, to 776.1 billion yen, exports to China — Japan's largest trading partner — rose 18.5% to 1.048 trillion yen, and exports to Asia as a whole were up 18.6% at 3.053 trillion yen.”
“Sales at Costco locations open a year or more rose 5% in August from the prior year; at rival BJ's Wholesale Corp. they rose just 1.9%.”
“Global chip sales rose 1.8% in August from a month earlier despite more signs of a slowing economy, the sixth-straight period of month-to-month growth, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association.”
“BERLIN — German industrial production increased 1.7% in August from the previous month, the economics ministry said Thursday, beating expectations and adding to evidence that the country's economy is recovering at a steady pace.”
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