anniversary


anniversary
01. I want to surprise my wife with a big party for our twentieth [anniversary].
02. Today we celebrate the [anniversary] of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
03. If I forget my wedding [anniversary], my wife will kill me.
04. Each year, on the [anniversary] of my grandfather's death, my grandmother gets very upset.
05. Desmond bought a beautiful bouquet of roses to give to Molly on the [anniversary] of the day he first met her.
06. The Jews of the town marked the tragic [anniversary] of the terrible night when their ancestors were taken away to the concentration camps.
07. The whole city celebrates the [anniversary] of the liberation of their town by American troops during the Second World War.
08. Oscar Wilde once remarked that calendars today serve to remind us that each day that passes is the [anniversary] of some perfectly uninteresting event.
09. Many Canadian soldiers went to Holland to celebrate the [anniversary] of the liberation of that country in the Second World War.
10. Suzie invited a bunch of her parents' friends, some of whom they hadn't seen for years, to a big party to celebrate their silver wedding [anniversary].
11. More than 20 percent of men, and 10 percent of women say they've forgotten their wedding [anniversary] at least once.
12. An important time in Vietnamese culture is when families get together to honor the [anniversary] of an ancestor's death.
13. In 1995, world leaders marked the 50th [anniversary] of the end of World War Two in Europe with three days of celebrations.
14. The first [anniversary] of the terrorist attacks of September 11th was observed with countless memorials, both public and private.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
(in the sense of returning with the year), , , , ,


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  • Anniversary — An ni*ver sa*ry, a. [L. anniversarius; annus year + vertere, versum, to turn: cf. F. anniversaire.] Returning with the year, at a stated time; annual; yearly; as, an anniversary feast. [1913 Webster] {Anniversary day} (R. C. Ch.). See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anniversary — [an΄ə vʉr′sə rē] n. pl. anniversaries [ME anniversarie < ML anniversaria (dies), anniversary (day) < L anniversarius < annus, year + versum, pp. of vertere, to turn: see VERSE] 1. the date on which some event occurred in an earlier year… …   English World dictionary

  • Anniversary — An ni*ver sa*ry, n.; pl. {Anniversaries}. [Cf. F. anniversaire.] 1. The annual return of the day on which any notable event took place, or is wont to be celebrated; as, the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. [1913 Webster] 2. (R. C.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • anniversary — (n.) early 13c., originally especially of the day of a person s death, from M.L. anniversarium, from L. anniversarius (adj.) returning annually, from annus (gen. anni) year (see ANNUAL (Cf. annual) (adj.)) + versus, pp. of vertere to turn (see… …   Etymology dictionary

  • anniversary — [n] yearly observance, celebration ceremony, commemoration, feast day, festival, holiday, jubilee, recurrence, red letter day; concepts 800,801,815,823 …   New thesaurus

  • anniversary — ► NOUN (pl. anniversaries) ▪ the date on which an event took place in a previous year. ORIGIN from Latin anniversarius returning yearly …   English terms dictionary

  • Anniversary — For other uses, see Anniversary (disambiguation). An anniversary is a day that commemorates and/or celebrates a past event that occurred on the same day of the year as the initial event. For example, the first event is the initial occurrence or,… …   Wikipedia

  • anniversary — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ first, second, etc. ▪ wedding ▪ diamond, golden, silver, etc. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • anniversary — n. 1) to celebrate, commemorate, mark, reach an anniversary 2) a wedding anniversary 3) a diamond; golden; silver anniversary 4) on an anniversary (on their tenth wedding anniversary) * * * [ˌænɪ vɜːs(ə)rɪ] commemorate mark golden reach an… …   Combinatory dictionary


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