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quarterly

adverb quar·ter·ly \ ˈkwȯ(r)-tər-lē \
Updated on: 9 Dec 2017

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

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quarterly

adjective

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 in a Sentence

  1. The company holds quarterly meetings.

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First Known Use of quarterly

15th century

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quarterly

noun

Definition of quarterly

plural quarterlies
: a periodical published four times a year

Recent Examples of quarterly from the Web

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First Known Use of quarterly

1818


QUARTERLY Defined for English Language Learners

quarterly

adjective

Definition of quarterly for English Language Learners

  • : happening, done, or produced four times a year


quarterly

noun

Definition of quarterly for English Language Learners

  • : a magazine that is published four times a year


QUARTERLY Defined for Kids

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quarterly

adverb quar·ter·ly \ ˈkwȯr-tər-lē \

Definition of quarterly for Students

: four times a year
  • Interest is compounded quarterly.

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quarterly

adjective

Definition of quarterly for Students

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

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quarterly

noun

Definition of quarterly for Students

plural quarterlies
: a magazine published four times a year

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