quinquennial

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin quīnquennālis, 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.