diary

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From Latin diārium ‎(a daily allowance for soldiers, Late Latin also a diary), neuter of * diarius, from dies ‎(a day).

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diary ‎(plural diaries)

  1. A daily log of experiences, especially those of the writer.
    They kept separate diaries. His was on paper and her diary was on her computer's hard drive.
  2. (Britain, Canada) A personal organizer or appointment diary.
    • 2004, Victoria Kidwell, Homework (page 29)
      It is recommended that teachers and pupils are issued with homework diaries to help implement and monitor the homework timetable.

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diary ‎(not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Lasting for one day.
    • Francis Bacon
      The offer of a usurpation, though it was but as a diary ague.

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diary ‎(third-person singular simple present diaries, present participle diarying, simple past and past participle diaried)

  1. (intransitive) To keep a diary or journal.
    • 2015, Hugh O'Donovan, Mindful Walking
      As part of her mindful movement practise, diarying is important to Sarah. 'It gives me a chance to see what is going on, to reflect on my experience.'

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