- 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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Examples from the Web for annualized
Annualized, that comes out to about $25,000, which is barely above the poverty level for a family of four (PDF).Walmart Calls Out The Nation for Its Low-Wage Internship Program
August 7, 2013
Of course, we don't know what will happen; the economy could roar back to 3% annualized growth tomorrow.Don't Have Enough to Worry About? Here's One More Thing: Low Growth May be Here to Stay.
March 4, 2013
The Census Department reported that in September, home sales came in at an annualized rate of 389,000.New Home Sales Rise in September
October 24, 2012
Industrywide, sales came in at an annualized pace of 14.87 million.U.S. Car Sales Continue Their Rise in September
October 2, 2012
That actually reverses a decline—at an annualized rate of $37 billion—in the first quarter.Federal Reserve’s Report Shows Households Cut Debt, Businesses Add Debt
September 20, 2012
- (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 annualized
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