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an·ni·ver·sa·ry

anniversary

 
 
pronunciation:
ae nih vuhr s ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: anniversaries
definition 1: the date each year that is the same date on which a wedding or other important event happened.
Tomorrow is my parents' fourteenth wedding anniversary.
 
similar words:
birthday, centennial
definition 2: the celebration of such an event.
Hundreds of people attended the town's fiftieth anniversary.
synonyms:
celebration
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The word anniversary contains the following parts:
ann, enn Latin root that means year, years