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Why Do We Have Leap Year?Even though the standard calendar year is 365 days, the Earth actually takes 365 days 5 hours 48 minutes and 46 seconds to go completely around the sun. (This is called a solar year.) In order to keep the calendar cycle synchronized with the seasons, one extra day is (usually) added every four years as February 29th. The Julian calendar (established by Julius Caesar in …
- advance corporation tax,
- advance directive,
- advance guard,
- advance man,
- advance notice,
- advance poll,
- advance ratio
money paid in advance, as for goods or services, to a commission agent or the like.
capital necessary to begin a business enterprise.
Also called advance fee. money furnished by a company to a financier under a promise to procure funds for it.
Origin of front money
First recorded in 1925–30
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