year on year

year on year
year on year british phrase
used for talking about situations in which something continues to change or develop every year
Thesaurus: happening at particular intervals of timehyponym all the time and alwayssynonym
Main entry: year

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ˌyear on ˈyear idiom
(used especially when talking about figures, prices, etc.) each year, compared with the last year

Spending has increased year on year.

a year-on-year increase in spending

Main entry:yearidiom

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