Entry from British & World English dictionary
(Of figures, prices, etc.) as compared with the corresponding ones from a year earlier: the monthly year-on-year growth rates [as adverb]: gross margins fell year-on-year
More example sentences
- They had a guarantee of year-on-year tax cuts, but abandoned it earlier this year.
- Last week, year-on-year figures showed slight rises in street crime and burglaries.
- If you are not able to disclose such statistics, can you give us the audience figures, year-on-year?
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Line breaks: year-on-year
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