- to calculate for or as for an entire year: Investors earned an annualized rate of seven percent paid quarterly.
- to be annualized.
Also (especially British) an·nu·al·ise.
Origin of annualize
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- (tr) to convert (a rate of interest) to an annual rate when it is quoted for a period of less than a yearcredit card companies are obliged to quote an annualized percentage rate to borrowers
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Word Origin and History for annualize
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