triennial

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin triennium (three-year period), from tres (three) + annus (year).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tɹaɪˈɛnɪəl/
  • Rhymes: -aɪɛnɪəl

AdjectiveEdit

triennial (not comparable)

  1. Happening every three years.
    triennial elections
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  2. Lasting for three years.
    triennial parliaments; a triennial reign
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Howell to this entry?)

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NounEdit

triennial (plural triennials)

  1. A third anniversary.

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Last modified on 18 April 2014, at 04:29