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quin·quen·ni·um

 (kwĭn-kwĕn′ē-əm, kwĭng-)
n. pl. quin·quen·ni·ums or quin·quen·ni·a (-kwĕn′ē-ə)
A period of five years.

[Latin quīnquennium : quīnque, quinque- + annus, year; see at- in Indo-European roots.]
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quinquennium

(kwɪnˈkwɛnɪəm) or

quinquenniad

n, pl -nia (-nɪə) or archaic -ads (-ˌædz)
a period or cycle of five years
[C17: from Latin quinque five + annus year]
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quin•quen•ni•um

(kwɪnˈkwɛn i əm, kwɪŋ-)

also quin•quen•ni•ad

(-ˌæd)

n., pl. -quen•ni•ums, -quen•ni•a (-ˈkwɛn i ə) also -quen•ni•ads.
a period of five years.
[1615–25; < Latin quīnquennium; see quinque-, biennium]
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Noun1.quinquennium - a period of five years
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
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quinquennium

[kwɪŋˈkwenɪəm] N (quinquennia (pl)) [kwɪŋˈkwenɪə]quinquenio m
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quinquennium

n pl <quinquennia> (form)Jahrfünft nt
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Birth rates in the Nahua population (i.e., Serjali) were almost two times higher than Peru's in the two quinquennia periods prior to 2006 (Figure 5).
Thus, to better comprehend the evolution of publication behaviour along time, the proposal included, for each of the previously selected themes, the stratification of data into five "quinquennia" or five-year periods (1990-1994, 1995-1999, 2000-2004, 2005-2009 and 2010-2014), thus generating the outcomes Graph 3 illustrates.
The question of women deacons was taken up by multiple quinquennia of the International Theological Commission of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith under the presidency of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, which concluded that the ordination of women deacons would require a decision of the magisterium, the full teaching office of the church.
A few more quinquennia of equal activity might, indeed, have brought us near to the economic Eldorado where all our reasonable economic needs would be satisfied." And it was "an extraordinary imbecility that this wonderful outburst of productive energy should be the prelude to impoverishment and depression." In Keynes's view, the source of the Great Depression was "not in the high level of investment which was proceeding up to the spring of 1929, but in the subsequent cessation of this investment."
Finally, to check for changes over time, we divided the 50-year period of the study into 10 quinquennia.
The first analyzes pneumatological issues in the three first quinquennia: V-M.