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common year

an ordinary year of 365 days; a year having no intercalary period.
Compare leap year.
Origin of common year
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The park's common year-round residents include some interesting and colorful species.
  • Eight of these species are common year-round residents and seven are common in winter.
  • White-tailed deer, common year round, can be seen in many areas of the refuge.
  • Harsh weather can occur in any month and severe storms are common year-round.
  • All input cost and value data is inflated to this common year.
  • If an individual license expires before the common year, it will only be renewed for the remainder of the term.
  • common year-long themes unify and integrate multiple disciplines.
  • The technique of converting dollar values to a common year is called discounting.
  • If the agencies have different cost reporting period year ends, the costs must be inflated to common year end dates.
  • We also accepted the contractor's recommendation to standardize the survey practice expense data to a common year.

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