quinquennium

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin quīnquennium.

Noun[edit]

quinquennium (plural quinquenniums or quinquennia)

  1. A period of five years.
    During the quinquennium from 1991-1995, infant mortality increased.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

quīnque +‎ annus.

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Noun[edit]

quīnquennium n (genitive quīnquenniī); second declension

  1. A period of five years.
  2. a five-year term

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative quīnquennium quīnquennia
genitive quīnquenniī
quīnquennī1
quīnquenniōrum
dative quīnquenniō quīnquenniīs
accusative quīnquennium quīnquennia
ablative quīnquenniō quīnquenniīs
vocative quīnquennium quīnquennia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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