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quarterly

1quarterly

adverb quar·ter·ly \ˈkw(r)-tər-lē\

Definition of QUARTERLY

1
:  in heraldic quarters or quarterings
2
:  at 3-month intervals

First Known Use of QUARTERLY

14th century

Other Calendar Terms

antedate, estival, gloaming, luster, sesquicentennial

2quarterly

adjective

: happening, done, or produced four times a year

Full Definition of QUARTERLY

1
:  computed for or payable at 3-month intervals <a quarterly premium>
2
:  recurring, issued, or spaced at 3-month intervals
3
:  divided into heraldic quarters or compartments

Examples of QUARTERLY

  1. The company holds quarterly meetings.

First Known Use of QUARTERLY

15th century

Other Calendar Terms

antedate, estival, gloaming, luster, sesquicentennial

3quarterly

noun

: a magazine that is published four times a year

plural quarterlies

Full Definition of QUARTERLY

:  a periodical published four times a year

First Known Use of QUARTERLY

1830

Other Publishing Terms

annotate, dreadful, emend, expurgate, factoid, jump, lobster shift, redaction, referee

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