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fortnightly

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adjective fort·night·ly \-lē\

Simple Definition of fortnightly

  • : happening or appearing once every two weeks

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fortnightly

  1. :  occurring or appearing once in a fortnight

1800

First Known Use of fortnightly

1800

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fortnightly

adverb fort·night·ly

Definition of fortnightly

  1. :  once in a fortnight :  every fortnight



1820

First Known Use of fortnightly

1820

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fortnightly

noun fort·night·ly

Definition of fortnightly

plural

fortnightlies

  1. :  a publication issued fortnightly



1940

First Known Use of fortnightly

1940


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