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[an-yoo-uh-lahyz] /ˈæn yu əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), annualized, annualizing.
1.
to calculate for or as for an entire year:
Investors earned an annualized rate of seven percent paid quarterly.
verb (used without object), annualized, annualizing.
2.
to be annualized.
Also, especially British, annualise.
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British Dictionary definitions for annualise

annualize

/ˈænjʊəˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to convert (a rate of interest) to an annual rate when it is quoted for a period of less than a year credit card companies are obliged to quote an annualized percentage rate to borrowers
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Word Origin and History for annualise

annualize

v.

in economics and finance, 1904; see annual + -ize. Related: Annualized; annualizing.

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