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monthly

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noun month·ly \-lē\

Definition of monthly

plural

monthlies

  1. 1 :  a monthly periodical

  2. 2 plural :  a menstrual period



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of monthly

before 12th century


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monthly

adverb month·ly

Simple Definition of monthly

  • : happening, done, or made every month

  • : published once every month

  • : of or relating to one month

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of monthly

  1. :  once a month :  by the month

Examples of monthly in a sentence

  1. The monthly meeting is today.

  2. The regional manager visits the office on a monthly basis.

  3. She writes a monthly column for the magazine.

  4. the monthly total of traffic accidents



15th Century

First Known Use of monthly

15th century


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monthly

adjective month·ly

Simple Definition of monthly

  • : a magazine that is published once every month

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of monthly

  1. 1 :  lasting a month

  2. 2 a :  of or relating to a month b :  payable or reckoned by the month

  3. 3 :  occurring or appearing every month

Examples of monthly in a sentence

  1. He reads one of the travel monthlies.



1543

First Known Use of monthly

1543


MONTHLY Defined for Kids

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monthly

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adjective month·ly \ˈmənth-lē\

Definition of monthly for Students

  1. 1 :  happening, done, or published every month <our monthly visit>

  2. 2 :  figured in terms of one month <a monthly salary>

  3. 3 :  lasting a month

monthly

adverb <We visited each other monthly.>



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monthly

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noun month·ly

Definition of monthly for Students

plural

monthlies

  1. :  a magazine published every month




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