as compared with the corresponding figure 12 months earlier; involving or reckoned by such a comparison: Exports fell 2 percent year over year in May.February rents for one-bedroom apartments saw a year-over-year increase of 6 percent.Abbreviation: YoY
in each year that passes after an initial investment, the start of an observed trend, etc.; annual or annually: The gain from this software purchase has been our best ROI year over year.Over the last decade, the year-over-year trend in inflation has strongly correlated with the year-over-year trend in GDP.
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How to use year-over-year in a sentence
In Silicon Valley proper, that number increases to $108,603, marking a 7.2 percent year-over-year increase.Silicon Valley Interns Make a Service Worker’s Yearly Salary In Three Months | Samantha Allen | November 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I mean actual year-over-year decreases in spending per capita.
Like Medicare, Medicaid has for a long time posted year-over-year spending increases.
Tim Hortons, while it has far less cultural cachet, saw a year-over-year increase in profit of 14 percent in the second quarter.
And for the first time since 2003, it reported that quarterly year-over-year income fell.Apple Stimulates Economy Through Dividends and Stock Buybacks | Matthew Zeitlin | April 24, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST