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quinquennial

QUINQUEN'NIAL, a. [L. quinquennalis, quinquennis; quinque, five, and annus, year.] Occurring once in five years, or lasting five years.




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QUINQUEN'NIAL, a. [L. quinquennalis, quinquennis; quinque, five, and annus, year.] Occurring once in five years, or lasting five years.


QUIN-QUEN'NI-AL, a. [L. quinquennalis, quinquennis; quinque, five, and annus, year.]

Occurring once in five years, or lasting five years. – Potter.


Quin*quen"ni*al
  1. Occurring once in five years, or at the end of every five years; also, lasting five years. A quinquennial event.
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Quinquennial

QUINQUEN'NIAL, adjective [Latin quinquennalis, quinquennis; quinque, five, and annus, year.] Occurring once in five years, or lasting five years.

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IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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REM'EDY, n. [L. remedium; re and medeor, to heal.]

1. That which cures a disease; any medicine or application which puts an end to disease and restores health; with for; as a remedy for the gout.

2. That which counteracts an evil of any kind; with for, to or against; usually with for. Civil government is the remedy for the evils of natural liberty. What remedy can be provided for extravagance in dress? The man who shall invent an effectual remedy for intemperance, will deserve every thing from his fellow men.

3. That which cures uneasiness.

Our griefs how swift, our remedies how slow.

4. That which repairs loss or disaster; reparation.

In the death of a man there is no remedy.

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