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    Frequency

    Hi,

    Is this sentence correct? Those articles before 'monthly' and 'quarterly' sound odd to me, but I feel that those articles are for an omitted noun. Not sure.

    The company changed its dividend frequency from a monthly to a quarterly.

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    MG.

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    Re: Frequency

    It's correct as is. Monthly and quarterly used to be adjectives, but have become acceptable nouns, for periodical publications or "periodicals."

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    Re: Frequency

    konungursvia,

    Thanks.

    but have become acceptable nouns, for periodical publications or "periodicals.
    Does that mean that I can get rid of those articles before 'monthly' and 'quarterly'?

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    Re: Frequency

    If you wish, absolutely.

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