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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Occurring once in five years.

Usage examples (37)
  • He obtained in 1864 the quinquennial prize of 50,000 franc reserved by the
  • The quinquennial census is a vast undertaking, covering more than 26 million people.
  • We must work toward the quinquennial; work to resolve many of these improvement problems by 1989.
  • Taking five quinquennial periods, the following figures show the average annual exports of coffee: -- arrobas. for more
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