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quar·ter·ly

 (kwôr′tər-lē)
adj.
1. Made up of four parts.
2. Being one of four parts.
3. Occurring or appearing at three-month intervals: a quarterly magazine; a quarterly payment.
4. Heraldry Having four sections. Used of a shield.
n. pl. quar·ter·lies
1. A publication issued regularly every three months.
2. An examination given regularly every three months in some colleges.
adv.
In or by quarters.

quarterly

(ˈkwɔːtəlɪ)
adj
1. occurring, done, paid, etc, at intervals of three months
2. of, relating to, or consisting of a quarter
n, pl -lies
(Journalism & Publishing) a periodical issued every three months
adv
3. once every three months
4. (Heraldry) heraldry into or in quarters: a shield divided quarterly.

quar•ter•ly

(ˈkwɔr tər li)

adj., n., pl. -lies,
adv. adj.
1. occurring, done, paid, issued, etc., at the end of every quarter of a year: a quarterly report.
2. pertaining to or consisting of a quarter.
n.
3. a periodical issued every three months.
adv.
4. once each quarter of a year: to pay interest quarterly.
5. with division into four quarters.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quarterly - a periodical that is published every quarter (or four issues per year)
serial publication, serial, series - a periodical that appears at scheduled times
Adj.1.quarterly - of or relating to or consisting of a quarter; "quarterly report"
Adv.1.quarterly - in diagonally opposed quarters of an escutcheon; "two coats of arms borne quarterly"
2.quarterly - in three month intervals; "interest is compounded quarterly"
Translations
كُل رُبْع سَنَه، فَصْلِيّاًكل رُبْع سَنَه، كُل ثلاثَة أشْهُرمَجَلَّة فَصْلِيَّه
čtvrtletněčtvrtletníčtvrtletník
kvartalsskriftkvartalsviskvartårlig
neljänneksittäinneljännesvuosineljännesvuosijulkaisuneljännesvuosittainneljännesvuosittainen
negyedév inegyedévenkéntnegyedévenként megjelenő folyóirat
ársfjórîungslegaársfjórîungslegurársfjórîungsrit
štvrťročníkštvrťročný
her üç ayda bir olanüç ayda birüç ayda bir çıkan yayınüç aylık

quarterly

[ˈkwɔːtəlɪ]
A. ADVtrimestralmente, cada tres meses
B. ADJtrimestral

quarterly

[ˈkwɔːrrli]
adj [earnings, report, survey, publication, magazine] → trimestriel(le)
n (PRESS)revue f trimestrielle

quarterly

quarterly

[ˈkwɔːtəlɪ]
1. adjtrimestrale
3. advtrimestralmente

quarter

(ˈkwoːtə) noun
1. one of four equal parts of something which together form the whole (amount) of the thing. There are four of us, so we'll cut the cake into quarters; It's (a) quarter past / (American) after four; In the first quarter of the year his firm made a profit; The shop is about a quarter of a mile away; an hour and a quarter; two and a quarter hours.
2. in the United States and Canada, (a coin worth) twenty-five cents, the fourth part of a dollar.
3. a district or part of a town especially where a particular group of people live. He lives in the Polish quarter of the town.
4. a direction. People were coming at me from all quarters.
5. mercy shown to an enemy.
6. the leg of a usually large animal, or a joint of meat which includes a leg. a quarter of beef; a bull's hindquarters.
7. the shape of the moon at the end of the first and third weeks of its cycle; the first or fourth week of the cycle itself.
8. one of four equal periods of play in some games.
9. a period of study at a college etc usually 10 to 12 weeks in length.
verb
1. to cut into four equal parts. We'll quarter the cake and then we'll all have an equal share.
2. to divide by four. If we each do the work at the same time, we could quarter the time it would take to finish the job.
3. to give (especially a soldier) somewhere to stay. The soldiers were quartered all over the town.
ˈquarterly adjective
happening, published etc once every three months. a quarterly journal; quarterly payments.
adverb
once every three months. We pay our electricity bill quarterly.
plural ˈquarterliesnoun
a magazine etc which is published once every three months.
ˈquarters noun plural
a place to stay especially for soldiers.
ˈquarter-deck noun
the part of the upper deck of a ship between the stern and the mast nearest it.
ˌquarter-ˈfinal noun
(often in plural) the third-last round in a competition.
ˌquarter-ˈfinalist noun
ˈquartermaster noun
an officer whose job is to provide soldiers with food, transport, a place to live etc.
at close quarters
close to; close together. The soldiers were fighting with the enemy at close quarters.
References in classic literature ?
They looked at her and whispered to each other behind their quarterlies.
He had the ethical bee in his bonnet and was a reformer of no mean pretension, though his work had been mainly in the line of contributions to the heavier reviews and quarterlies and to the publication over his name of brightly, cleverly written books on the working classes and the slum-dwellers.
These quarterlies are sufficiently important to receive a few words in passing.