quinquennial

[kwin-kwen-ee-uhl, kwing-]
adjective
1.
of or lasting for five years.
2.
occurring every five years.
noun
3.
something that occurs every five years.
4.
a fifth anniversary.
5.
a five-year term in office.
6.
a quinquennium.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < Latin quīnquenni(s) of five years + -al1

quinquennially, adverb
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quinquennial (kwɪnˈkwɛnɪəl)
 
adj
1.  occurring once every five years or over a period of five years
 
n
2.  another word for quinquennium
3.  a fifth anniversary
 
quin'quennially
 
adv

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Since that time, governments' data collection has expanded to include a quinquennial census and numerous surveys.
They supplement the quinquennial economic census, providing crucial information about the dynamic economy.
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