Complete Definition of "yearlong"

English
Adjective
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  1. Lasting one year, or approximately so.
  2. Of or related to a timespan of one year.

#: By saving your entire file of daily and weekly lists, you will create your yearlong list. - Richard Simon, 2003
#: Both are congruent with a yearlong periodicity, which is apparently neutralized in... - Jean-Paul Dumont, 1976

  1. Which lasts throughout every year; which is not seasonal

#: Yearlong manning is neede[d] although at a somewhat reduced level from the peak... - U.S. Committee on Veterans' Affairs
#: ''...teachers and/or principals in three of the four most effective schools cited a yearlong staff..." - Barbara Taylor and P. David Pearson, 2002

Adverb
en-adv|-

  1. Per year (mostly only used to discuss animal farming)

#: ring capacity of this area Is 46 cattle yearlong. - U.S. Committee on Public Lands and Surveys.
#: The estimate of the number of sheep and cattle now using this range is equivalent to 250000 cattle units yearlong, which is about 80 per cent in excess of... - Hugh Bennett, 1939

  1. Throughout every year; not seasonally

#: Black bear and mountain goats occur in the area yearlong. - U.S. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
#: Over much of the Great Plains, water was not available yearlong for units of land as small as ... - Marion Clawson, 1979

Usage notes
(number)-yearlong: changes the amount of time to (number) years. Eg., five-yearlong.

See also
monthlong
weeklong

Derived terms
yearlong rate

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