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quinquennial

quin·quen·ni·al

quinquennial

 
pronunciation:
kwIn kwe ni l [or] kwIng kwe ni l
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: happening every five years.
definition 2: happening over a period of five years.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a commemoration or anniversary of something that took place five years in the past.
definition 2: a five-year period.
definition 3: anything that takes place every five years.
derivation: quinquennially (adv.)
Word Parts
The word quinquennial contains the following parts:
quin, quint, quinqu Latin root that means five, fifth