by the year

by the year

Per year; at a yearly rate. Because I'm no longer traveling so much for work, I can finally rent an apartment by the year.
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by the year

one year at a time. Most apartments are available by the year. We budget by the year.
See also: by, year
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Also on the international front, William McDonough, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, in a keynote address to the annual meeting of the Institute of International Finance in Hong Kong, emphasized the importance of planning for the century date change on an international basis and the significant risk to financial markets posed by the Year 2000.