Year

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Year

A 12-month period. The tax year, the period of time during which annual taxes are calculated, runs from January 1 to December 31. A company's fiscal year, the period of time for which it makes its annual budget, may run for a different 12-month period.
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I think we took years off our mother's life - she only had the two of us.
The only active player to have seen combat in two wars, Coleman knows his duty in the military took years off a nine-year playing career that started with the 1949 Rookie of the Year honor and included the 1950 All-Star game and World Series MVP.
Their only achievement was to ensure a nerve-shredding six minutes of injury time in which Eidur Gudjohnsen's late effort probably took years off the lifespan of the collective Anfield throng Ah, the irony.