diary


diary
diary di‧a‧ry [ˈdaɪəri ǁ ˈdaɪri] noun diaries PLURALFORM [countable]
1. a record of events that have happened, or a book containing these:

• The bills in this case showed the attorney's diary entries and descriptions of the work done.

2. COMPUTING OFFICE a book or computer software with marked spaces for separate days of the year where you write down the meetings, events etc which are planned for each day; = calendar AmE:

• Did you put the meeting in your diary?

• A full diary of engagements has been booked for the months ahead.

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diary UK US /ˈdaɪəri/ noun [C] (plural diaries)
UK (US calendar) WORKPLACE a book or piece of software with a space or page for each day, in which you record future arrangements, meetings, etc.: in sb's diary »

Is there anything in your diary for tomorrow afternoon?

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Please check the appointments diary before scheduling a meeting.

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She has a very full diary this week but she could see you next week.

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Our CEO is seeking a part-time diary secretary to help him manage his appointments efficiently.

a record of what has happened during a period of time: »

It may help to keep a diary of problems you encounter.

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His diary entries for July describe the final stages of the project.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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