[kwin-kwen-ee-uh l, kwing-] /kwɪnˈkwɛn i əl, kwɪŋ-/
of or lasting for five years.
occurring every five years.
something that occurs every five years.
a fifth anniversary.
a five-year term in office.
occurring once every five years or over a period of five years
another word for quinquennium
a fifth anniversary
late 15c., “lasting five years,” from Latin quinquennis “of five years, celebrated every fifth year,” from quinque- “five” (see quinque-) + ending from biennial, etc. Meaning “happening once every five years” attested from c.1600. As a noun from 1895; earlier quinquennal (1610s).
/ˌkwɪŋkwɪˈfəʊlɪɪt; -ˌeɪt/ adjective 1. (of leaves) having or consisting of five leaflets
[kwin-kwen-ee-uh m, kwing-] /kwɪnˈkwɛn i əm, kwɪŋ-/ noun, plural quinquenniums, quinquennia [kwin-kwen-ee-uh, kwing-] /kwɪnˈkwɛn i ə, kwɪŋ-/ (Show IPA) 1. a period of five years. /kwɪnˈkwɛnɪəm/ noun (pl) -nia (-nɪə) 1. a period or cycle of five years
[kwing-kwuh-pahr-tahyt, kwin-] /ˌkwɪŋ kwəˈpɑr taɪt, ˌkwɪn-/ adjective 1. divided into or consisting of five parts. /ˌkwɪŋkwɪˈpɑːtaɪt/ adjective 1. divided into or composed of five parts 2. maintained by or involving five participants or groups of participants
/ˌkwɪŋkwɪˈriːm/ noun 1. an ancient Roman galley with five banks of oars on each side