Quinquennial



[kwin-kwen-ee-uh l, kwing-] /kwɪnˈkwɛn i əl, kwɪŋ-/

adjective
1.
of or lasting for five years.
2.
occurring every five years.
noun
3.
something that occurs every five years.
4.
a fifth anniversary.
5.
a five-year term in office.
6.
a quinquennium.
/kwɪnˈkwɛnɪəl/
adjective
1.
occurring once every five years or over a period of five years
noun
2.
another word for quinquennium
3.
a fifth anniversary
adj.

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).

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