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Related to trimestrial: ameliorating, two-fold, scrutinised


 (trī-mĕs′tər, trī′mĕs′-)
1. A period or term of three months.
2. One of three terms into which an academic year is divided in some universities and colleges.

[French trimestre, from Latin trimēstris, trimēnstris, of three months : tri-, tri- + mēnsis, month; see mē- in Indo-European roots.]

tri·mes′tral (-trəl), tri·mes′tri·al (-trē-əl) adj.
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Frecventa si valoarea contractelor ce urmeaza sa fie atribuite: contractele subsecvente vor fi incheiate trimestrial, semestrial, sau ori de cate ori apare o nevoie noua, cuantumurile valorice a fiecarui contract subsecvent vor fi stabilite in raport cu necesitatile ce fac obiectul contractului si a resurselor financiare pe care autoritatea contractanta le are la dispozitie.
It's a trimestrial get together where all company members have a dinner party.
In his trimestrial report about the UNAMID activities, Ban K-Moon said the clashes pushed "at least 35 fatalities and the displacement of some 25,000 IDPs from the camp to Nyala and surrounding villages".