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In these words the weak vowel sound before y is spelled with the letters ar, making the ending ary.

anniversary Today is the tenth anniversary of our marriage.
boundary Don't play outside of the school's boundary.
centenary The football club celebrated its second centenary.
commentary We were interested in the director's commentary on the film.
contemporary I am a fan of contemporary art.
dictionary The teacher encouraged the pupils to use a dictionary.
extraordinary After our adventure, we told our friends about the extraordinary events.
hereditary The father is worried that his illness may be hereditary.
imaginary The child had an imaginary friend.
library The author came to a book signing at our local library.
necessary It is necessary to demarcate a sentence with a full stop and capital letter.
primary I will always remember my primary school teachers.
ordinary The food tasted very ordinary.
salary You will get a basic salary plus commission.
secondary I moved to secondary school at age eleven.
secretary The secretary took notes during the meeting.
summary The teacher asked them to write a summary of the book.
temporary The children got temporary tattoos at the fair.
voluntary My charity is a voluntary association.
February February is the second month of the year.

Learn more about these words in Unit 25. Word endings: -er, -ar, -or, -our, re, a and -ery, -ary

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anniversary
boundary
centenary
commentary
contemporary
dictionary
extraordinary
hereditary
imaginary
library
necessary
primary
ordinary
salary
secondary
secretary
summary
temporary
voluntary
February

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