quinquennial

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin quinquennālis, with some influence from quīnquennium(five-year period).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kwɪŋˈkwɛ.ni.əl/

Adjective[edit]

quinquennial ‎(not comparable)

  1. that happens every five years
  2. that lasts for five years

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Noun[edit]

quinquennial ‎(plural quinquennials)

  1. a fifth anniversary
  2. a five year period