banner year


banner year
'banner .year
n AmE
a year which is good because something is successful

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • banner year — ˌbanner ˈyear [banner year] noun (NAmE) a year in which sth is especially successful • It was a banner year for Mexico s tourist industry …   Useful english dictionary

  • banner year —  Best year ever.  ► “Hollywood is having a banner year abroad, while foreign billings for U.S. engineering companies fell 31% from the previous year.” (Business Week, Sept. 18, 1995, p. 45) …   American business jargon

  • banner — Ⅰ. banner UK US /ˈbænər/ noun [C] ► MARKETING a BANNER AD(Cf. ↑banner ad) ► an idea or principle that is strongly supported by someone: »She ran for office under the banner of reform and change. Ⅱ …   Financial and business terms

  • banner — [ban′ər] n. [ME banere < OFr baniere < VL * bandaria, ult. < Goth bandwa, a sign] 1. a piece of cloth bearing a design, motto, slogan, etc., sometimes attached to a staff and used as a battle standard 2. a flag [the Star Spangled Banner] …   English World dictionary

  • banner — ► NOUN ▪ a long strip of cloth bearing a slogan or design, hung up or carried on poles. ► ADJECTIVE N. Amer. ▪ excellent; outstanding: a banner year. ORIGIN Old French baniere …   English terms dictionary

  • banner — noun VERB + BANNER ▪ drape, hang, hang out ▪ carry, hold ▪ wave ▪ unfurl ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • banner — I. noun Etymology: Middle English banere, from Anglo French, of Germanic origin; akin to Gothic bandwo sign; probably akin to Greek phainein to show more at fancy Date: 13th century 1. a. a piece of cloth attached by one edge to a staff and used… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • banner — ban|ner1 [ bænər ] noun count 1. ) a wide piece of cloth with a message on it, often stretched between two poles: Thousands of people carried banners and flags. 2. ) COMPUTING an advertisement on a WEB SITE that goes across the width of your… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • banner — 1 noun (C) 1 a long piece of cloth on which something is written, often carried between two poles: Crowds of people carrying banners joined the demonstration. 2 literary a flag 3 a belief or principle: Many of the poor and unemployed rallied to… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • banner — n. 1 a a large rectangular sign bearing a slogan or design and usu. carried on two side poles or a crossbar in a demonstration or procession. b a long strip of cloth etc. hung across a street or along the front of a building etc. and bearing a… …   Useful english dictionary


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