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  • The first occurrence of an event that is scheduled or hoped to become annual.
  • The second occurrence of an annual event, that is, the first occurrence that is indeed annual.


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  • A quick glance was all she needed to spot the seven members of the committee that was responsible for the smooth running of the first annual conference of the AMWU.

    Conferences are Murder

  • I remember a time I felt almost this way, descending the east bowl of Mount Princeton in the dark with my endurance-training mentor Theresa Daus-Weber during our first annual fourteeners bender in September 2002.

    127 Hours

  • That’s why I came back for the Amalgamated Media Workers’ Union’s first annual conference.

    Conferences are Murder

  • The Book Concern was in a deplorable condition in 1845, as was shown by the financial report of the Book Steward, and the first annual report of the Book Agent.

    Scraps of African Methodist Episcopal History

  • Just include a few teasers about the festivities—“Come offer champagne wishes and caviar dreams to Stephanie and Tad by the Von Fussenbergs’ pool” or “Join our first annual pig roast and baton twirling”—so people can decide for themselves how they’d like to dress.

    The Swell Dressed Party


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