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1. Happening once in four years.
2. Lasting for four years.

quad·ren′ni·al n.
quad·ren′ni·al·ly adv.
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(kwɒˈdrɛnɪəl) or


1. occurring every four years
2. relating to or lasting four years
(Units) a period of four years
quadˈrennially adv
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(kwɒˈdrɛn i əl)

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