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 (kwĭn-kwĕn′ē-əl, kwĭng-)
1. Happening once every five years.
2. Lasting for five years.
1. A fifth anniversary.
2. A period of five years.

quin·quen′ni·al·ly adv.
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occurring once every five years or over a period of five years
1. another word for quinquennium
2. a fifth anniversary
quinˈquennially adv
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(kwɪnˈkwɛn i əl, kwɪŋ-)

1. of or lasting for five years.
2. occurring every five years.
3. a quinquennium.
4. something that occurs every five years.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Latin quīnquenni(s) of five years + -al1]
quin•quen′ni•al•ly, adv.
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[kwɪŋˈkwenɪəl] ADJquinquenal
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adjalle fünf Jahre (stattfindend); (= lasting five years)fünfjährig
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