Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[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)
a period of five years.
noun (pl) -nia (-nɪə)
a period or cycle of five years


Read Also:

  • Quinquepartite

    [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

  • Quinquereme

    /ˌkwɪŋkwɪˈriːm/ noun 1. an ancient Roman galley with five banks of oars on each side

  • Quinquevalent

    [kwing-kwuh-vey-luh nt, kwin-, kwin-kwev-uh-luh nt, kwing-] /ˌkwɪŋ kwəˈveɪ lənt, ˌkwɪn-, kwɪnˈkwɛv ə lənt, kwɪŋ-/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. . 2. exhibiting five valences, as phosphorus with valences 5, 4, 3, 1, and −3. /ˌkwɪŋkwɪˈveɪlənt; kwɪnˈkwɛvələnt/ adjective 1. (chem) another word for pentavalent

  • Quinsy

    [kwin-zee] /ˈkwɪn zi/ noun, Pathology. 1. a suppurative inflammation of the tonsils; suppurative tonsillitis; tonsillar abscess. /ˈkwɪnzɪ/ noun 1. inflammation of the tonsils and surrounding tissues with the formation of abscesses n. “severe sore throat,” late 14c., qwinaci, from Old French quinancie (Modern French esquinacie), from Late Latin cynanche, from Greek kynankhe “sore throat,” also […]

Disclaimer: Quinquennium definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.