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I loved the domesticity of my life as a struggling actor. When I wasn't going to auditions, I could do things like cook dishes from scratch and take them to parties or be really thoughtful about birthdays and anniversaries.
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Meaning of "anniversaries" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ANNIVERSARIES

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ANNIVERSARIES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Anniversaries is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ANNIVERSARIES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

anniversaries

Anniversary

An anniversary is a day that commemorates or celebrates a past event that occurred on the same date of the year as the initial event. For example, the first event is the initial occurrence or, if planned, the inaugural of the event. One year later would be the first anniversary of that event. The word was first used for Catholic feasts to commemorate saints.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ANNIVERSARIES

annexure
anni mirabiles
annicut
Annigoni
annihilable
annihilate
annihilation
annihilationism
annihilative
annihilator
anniversary
anniversary day
anniversary dinner
anno Domini
anno regni
anno urbis conditae
annona
annotatable
annotate
annotated

WORDS THAT END LIKE ANNIVERSARIES

accessories
beneficiaries
binaries
boundaries
canaries
commentaries
diaries
dictionaries
documentaries
glossaries
itineraries
libraries
mercenaries
missionaries
obituaries
ovaries
salaries
secretaries
subsidiaries
summaries
varies

Synonyms and antonyms of anniversaries in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ANNIVERSARIES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «anniversaries» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of anniversaries

Translation of «anniversaries» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ANNIVERSARIES

Find out the translation of anniversaries to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of anniversaries from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «anniversaries» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

纪念日
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

aniversarios
570 millions of speakers

English

anniversaries
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वर्षगाँठ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المناسبات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

юбилеи
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

aniversários
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বার্ষিকী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

anniversaires
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ulang tahun
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Jubiläen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

記念日
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기념일
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Anniversaries
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ngày kỷ niệm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பண்டிகை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वर्धापनदिन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yıldönümleri
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

anniversari
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rocznice
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ювілеї
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

aniversări
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επετείους
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

herdenkings
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

årsdagar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

jubileer
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of anniversaries

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ANNIVERSARIES»

The term «anniversaries» is very widely used and occupies the 22.719 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ANNIVERSARIES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about anniversaries

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4 QUOTES WITH «ANNIVERSARIES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word anniversaries.
1
Jenna Fischer
I loved the domesticity of my life as a struggling actor. When I wasn't going to auditions, I could do things like cook dishes from scratch and take them to parties or be really thoughtful about birthdays and anniversaries.
2
Aldo Leopold
In June as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them.
3
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
The punctuation of anniversaries is terrible, like the closing of doors, one after another between you and what you want to hold on to.
4
Pope Paul VI
Are there memories left that are safe from the clutches of phony anniversaries?

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ANNIVERSARIES»

Discover the use of anniversaries in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to anniversaries and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Anniversaries and Holidays
Anniversaries and special events days are arranged first by the kind of event and then by key word or surname. Anniversaries, birth- days, and death days precede other events. Within each month are events that do not occur on the same day ...
Bernard Trawicky, 2009
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Perspectives on Modern China: Four Anniversaries
The conveners (the editors of this book) of the September 1989 Four Anniversaries China Conference in Annapolis, asked the contributors to look back from that point in time to consider four major events in modern Chinese history in the ...
Kenneth Lieberthal, 1991
3
Wedding Anniversaries: From Paper to Diamond
"Your wedding anniversary" explores the symbols that traditionally mark each year of marriage - from paper for your first anniversary to diamonds for your 60th.
Cookie Lee, 2001
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Celebrations: The Cult of Anniversaries in Europe and the ...
By suggesting ways to use anniversaries more creatively, this book offers a broad range of insights.
William M. Johnston, 1991
5
The Meaning of Wedding Anniversaries
This lovely gift book explores the significance behind the symbols, offering meditations upon the years, past and future.
Gretchen Scoble, Ann Field, 2003
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Minutes of the Wisconsin Baptist Anniversaries: Including ...
Including the ... Annual Session of the Wisconsin Baptist State Convention and of the ... Anniversary of the Wisconsin Ministerial Union Wisconsin Baptist State Convention. / HI -#-WISCONSIN^ BAPTIST ANNIVERSARIES -HELD I ©elavari, ...
Wisconsin Baptist State Convention, 1889
7
Anniversaries and holidays
Presents a calendar with entries for each anniversary and holiday celebrated on any day, and citing at least one source of information for each entry from the bibliography at the back of the book.
Ruth Wilhelme Gregory, 1983
8
The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne: The ...
Based on a study of all known manuscript sources and significant printed editions of Donne's poetry and on an examination of the criticism and scholarship of the past four centuries, this edition presents a newly edited critical text of ...
John Donne, Gary A. Stringer, 1995
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John Donne in Meditation: The Anniversaries
JOHN DONNE IN MEDITATION: THE ANNIVERSARIES By Louis L. Martz Donne's Anniversaries, it seems, are not usually treated as whole poems. For one thing, the biographical facts underlying these poems lead readers to approach them ...
Louis Lohr Martz, 1970
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Anne Geddes Birthdays and Anniversaries: Orchid Babies
Anne Geddes' enchanting photos of babies--bemused, in bloom, abuzz or asleep--decorate the pages of this lovely anniversary and birthday book. It's a book to be treasured with each passing year.
Anne Geddes, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ANNIVERSARIES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term anniversaries is used in the context of the following news items.
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I hate missing anniversaries and milestones…
And I missed one from three months ago and didn't even notice until now. It was February 15, 2015. On that date, I wrote a blog post about how ... «Albany Times Union, Jul 15»
2
Golden Years: Wedding Anniversaries (July 5)
Fern and Sam Peavy Jr. celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. They were married June 30, 1950, in Jacksonville, ... «Florida Times-Union, Jul 15»
3
Milestones 7-5: Births, Anniversaries
Births. Rapides Women's and Children's Hospital. JUNE 19. MECHE: To Philip Meche Jr. and Kacey Meche of Cottonport, a son, Ryder James ... «Alexandria Town Talk, Jul 15»
4
Anniversaries: Joanne and Roy Bunnell
Joanne and Roy Bunnell of Kennewick celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 20 with a family dinner. They were married June 20, ... «Mid Columbia Tri City Herald, Jul 15»
5
Anniversaries: Vernon Haubner & Esther Haubner
Vernon & Esther Haubner Haubner 65th Wedding Anniversary. Vern and Esther Haubner (Hoelle) were married on July 1, 1950. They have ... «Cincinnati.com, Jul 15»
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Anniversaries: Tonya Norfleet & Margaret Norfleet
66 Years of Love and Devotion. Garner E. and Margaret Norfleet of Brentwood celebrated their 66th Wedding anniversary on June 3, 2015. «The Tennessean, Jul 15»
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Anniversaries: Sherri Adams & Bill Adams
50th Wedding Anniversary. Bill and Sherri Adams. Bill and Sherri Adams will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 10, 2015. «Springfield News-Leader, Jul 15»
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Anniversaries: John Roop & Robbie Roop
16th Wedding Anniversary, John and Robbie Roop. John and Robbie have happily spent the last twenty one years together. They were ... «Springfield News-Leader, Jul 15»
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Anniversaries: Tom Owen & Betty Owen
50th Wedding Anniversary. Tom and Betty Owen. Tom and Betty (Hull) Owen were married July 2, 1965, at Grace Bible Church in. Springfield ... «Springfield News-Leader, Jul 15»
10
Anniversaries: Patrick Devereaux & Elizabeth Devereaux
Patrick and Elizabeth Devereaux of Port Huron Township celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 3, 2015. Their celebration included ... «Port Huron Times Herald, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Anniversaries [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/anniversaries>. Oct 2020 ».
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