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quarterly

quar·ter·ly

quarterly

pronunciation:
kwawr tr li
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, adverb
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: happening or appearing four times a year, esp. at the end of each three-month period.
quarterly payments
definition 2: comprising or concerning four parts or any one of them.
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: quarterlies
definition: a magazine or the like that is published four times a year.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: once every three months.
They are paid quarterly.
Word Parts
The word quarterly contains the following part:
quadr, quart Latin root that means four, fourth