noun (plural quadrennia /kwɒˈdrɛnɪə/ or quadrenniums)
A specified period of four years.
- I will discuss some of the things we considered in setting up her season plan and how that fits into the final year of the Olympic quadrennium.
- It was a good marker for us to see where our juniors are at this point in the quadrennium.
- A quadrennium later, they're storming toward that anticipated status.
Early 19th century: from Latin quadriennium, from quadri- 'four' + annus 'year'.
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