Quarterly



[kwawr-ter-lee] /ˈkwɔr tər li/

adjective
1.
occurring, done, paid, issued, etc., at the end of every of a year:
a quarterly report; quarterly interest.
2.
pertaining to or consisting of a .
noun, plural quarterlies.
3.
a periodical issued every three months.
adverb
4.
by quarters; once each quarter of a year:
The bank pays interest quarterly.
5.
Heraldry.

/ˈkwɔːtəlɪ/
adjective
1.
occurring, done, paid, etc, at intervals of three months
2.
of, relating to, or consisting of a quarter
noun (pl) -lies
3.
a periodical issued every three months
adverb
4.
once every three months
5.
(heraldry) into or in quarters: a shield divided quarterly
adv.

early 15c., from quarter (n.) + -ly (2). As an adjective from 1560s, from -ly (1). As a noun, from 1830, “a quarterly publication,” from the adjective.

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