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1quarterly

adverb quar·ter·ly \ˈkw(r)-tər-lē\

Definition of QUARTERLY

1
:  in heraldic quarters or quarterings
2
:  at 3-month intervals
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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
QUARTERLY Defined for Kids

1quarterly

adverb quar·ter·ly \ˈkwr-tər-lē\

Definition of QUARTERLY for Kids

:  four times a year <Interest is compounded quarterly.>

2quarterly

adjective

Definition of QUARTERLY for Kids

:  coming or happening four times a year <They hold quarterly meetings.>

3quarterly

noun
plural quar·ter·lies

Definition of QUARTERLY for Kids

:  a magazine published four times a year

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