Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Lasting one year.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Lasting or continuing a year.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Lasting one year, or approximately so; of or relating to a timespan of one year.
  • adjective Which lasts throughout every year; which is not seasonal
  • adverb Per year (mostly used to discuss animal farming)
  • adverb Throughout every year; not seasonally

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective lasting through a year

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

year +‎ -long

Examples

  • Even if the compromise doesn't break a yearlong deadlock over political control of Lebanon, it does seem to mark an important shift in U.S.

    U.S. Seems to Soften Syria Stance

  • The president -- whose earlier peace efforts accomplished little -- insisted that Middle East peace "will not come through statements and resolutions" at the world body and put the onus on the two sides to break a yearlong impasse and return to peace talks.

    Reuters: Top News

  • The president -- whose earlier peace efforts accomplished little -- insisted that Middle East peace "will not come through statements and resolutions" at the world body and put the onus on the two sides to break a yearlong impasse and return to peace talks.

    Reuters: Top News

  • The president -- whose earlier peace efforts accomplished little -- insisted that Middle East peace "will not come through statements and resolutions" at the world body and put the onus on the two sides to break a yearlong impasse and return to peace talks.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • A convict with a record of violent crimes against women was charged Tuesday with the 2007 slaying of a transgender prostitute, the first in what authorities described as a yearlong series of attacks targeting San Francisco's transgender sex workers.

    Examiner California Headlines

  • A convict with a record of violent crimes against women was charged Tuesday with the 2007 slaying of a transgender prostitute, the first in what authorities described as a yearlong series of attacks targeting San Francisco's transgender sex workers.

    Examiner California Headlines

  • Matasar's pep talk kicked off a two-day conference called "Future Ed: New Business Models for U.S. and Global Legal Education" -- the first event in what organizers call a yearlong

    Law.com - Newswire

  • Mr. Obama also suggested that some initiatives designed to stimulate the economy in the short term should be included in a final deal, singling out a yearlong extension of the payroll tax break for employees, which expires in January.

    Obama Targets Tax Breaks

  • Hölzle, still wary, accepted the offer but kept his position at UCSB by taking a yearlong leave.

    In the Plex

  • She said the city is starting work now on a yearlong study of how to improve bus service to LaGuardia International Airport.

    City Drives New Debate On Traffic

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