quadrennial


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quad·ren·ni·al

 (kwŏ-drĕn′ē-əl)
adj.
1. Happening once in four years.
2. Lasting for four years.

quad·ren′ni·al n.
quad·ren′ni·al·ly adv.

quadrennial

(kwɒˈdrɛnɪəl) or

quadriennial

adj
1. occurring every four years
2. relating to or lasting four years
n
(Units) a period of four years
quadˈrennially adv

quad•ren•ni•al

(kwɒˈdrɛn i əl)

adj.
1. occurring every four years: a quadrennial festival.
2. of or lasting for four years: a quadrennial period.
n.
3. an event occurring every four years.
[1640–50; < Latin quadrienni(um)]
quad•ren′ni•al•ly, adv.
Translations

quadrennial

[kwɒˈdrenɪəl] ADJcuatrienal
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