a seasonal product, employee, etc.: to hire seasonals.
- sea·son·al·ly, adverb
- sea·son·al·ness, noun
- mul·ti·sea·son·al, adjective
- non·sea·son·al, adjective
- non·sea·son·al·ly, adverb
- pre·sea·son·al, adjective
- trans·sea·son·al, adjective
- seasonable, seasonal (see usage note at the current entry)
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How to use seasonal in a sentence
Hershey is scaling back its production of seasonal treats—think items like Reese’s Pumpkins—in favor of traditional products and packaging, which are easier to sell off if inventory is left over.How scary will a COVID-19 Halloween be for candy companies? | Beth Kowitt | August 29, 2020 | Fortune
A few times a year, forecasters draw up seasonal predictions, which rely on very different types of information than the current weather conditions that feed short-term forecasts.Improved three-week weather forecasts could save lives from disaster | Alexandra Witze | August 27, 2020 | Science News
Almost all of those gains were in education, and that’s where we may run into problems with the way the BLS’s seasonal adjustments — which follow the ebb and flow of employment under normal circumstances — account for monthly changes.Yes, Unemployment Fell. But The Recovery Seems To Be Slowing Down. | Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org) | August 7, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
This is particularly useful if you sell a variety of seasonal products online.How search data can inform larger online business decisions | Sebastian Compagnucci | August 5, 2020 | Search Engine Land
The World Health Organization coordinates a Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System, which gathers data from member countries to monitor seasonal and pandemic flu.4 reasons not to worry about that ‘new’ swine flu in the news | Erin Garcia de Jesus | July 2, 2020 | Science News
Florida, with its large seasonal migrations of northeasterners, is also now a wine-wise state.
For additional information on seasonal depression, head to the National Institute of Mental Health.
Studies show seasonal affective disorder is four times more common in women than men.
After all, you prepare your home, car, garden and other things for the seasonal change, so why not your body?
Construction would require around 10,400 seasonal workers for stretches that would last either four or eight months.
It was a device that accomplished, two thousand years ago, the function of our proud Bureau of seasonal Gratuities.The Great Potlatch Riots | Allen Kim Lang
Sun worship was of great antiquity in Babylonia, but appears to have been seasonal in its earliest phases.Myths of Babylonia and Assyria | Donald A. Mackenzie
The results were as follows:—The seasonal and monthly means in the tree and in the air were not sensibly different.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XXII (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
A very potent safeguard against the seasonal fever is arrack, being country spirit of a golden tint and undisciplined taste.Where the Pavement Ends | John Russell
As in India, that condition heralded change in weather, its seasonal recurrence so regular that it is reckoned on to a day.Recollections of Thirty-nine Years in the Army | Charles Alexander Gordon
British Dictionary definitions for seasonal
of, relating to, or occurring at a certain season or certain seasons of the year: seasonal labour
- seasonally, adverb
- seasonalness, noun
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