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quar·ter·ly

quarterly

 
pronunciation:
kwawr tr li
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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part of speech: adjective
definition: happening or appearing four times a year, often once every three months.
She makes quarterly payments on her motorcycle.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: once every three months, or four times a year.
The fishing magazine is published quarterly.
Word Parts  About this feature
The word quarterly contains the following part:
quadr, quart Latin root that means four, fourth