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triannual

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

tri- +‎ annual

AdjectiveEdit

triannual (not comparable)

  1. Happening three times each year.

Usage notesEdit

  • To avoid confusion between "triennial", once every three years, and "triannual", three times in one year, it is often better to substitute a less ambiguous phrase such as "three times a year" or "every four months".

TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

  • triennial (every three years) which is sometimes confused with triannual (usually every four months).
  • biennial (every two years).
  • biannual (twice a year).