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QUARTERLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does quarterly mean? 

QUARTERLY (noun)
  The noun QUARTERLY has 1 sense:

1. a periodical that is published every quarter (or four issues per year)

  Familiarity information: QUARTERLY used as a noun is very rare.


QUARTERLY (adjective)
  The adjective QUARTERLY has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to or consisting of a quarter

  Familiarity information: QUARTERLY used as an adjective is very rare.


QUARTERLY (adverb)
  The adverb QUARTERLY has 2 senses:

1. in diagonally opposed quarters of an escutcheon
2. in three month intervals

  Familiarity information: QUARTERLY used as an adverb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


QUARTERLY (noun)


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Meaning:

A periodical that is published every quarter (or four issues per year)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("quarterly" is a kind of...):

serial; serial publication; series (a periodical that appears at scheduled times)


QUARTERLY (adjective)


Sense 1quarterly [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to or consisting of a quarter

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

quarterly report

Pertainym:

quarter (a fourth part of a year; three months)


QUARTERLY (adverb)


Sense 1quarterly [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In diagonally opposed quarters of an escutcheon

Context example:

two coats of arms borne quarterly


Sense 2quarterly [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In three month intervals

Synonyms:

every quarter; quarterly

Context example:

interest is compounded quarterly

Pertainym:

quarterly (of or relating to or consisting of a quarter)


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