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adjective bi·week·ly \(ˌ)bī-ˈwē-klē\

Definition of biweekly

  1. 1 :  occurring twice a week

  2. 2 :  occurring every two weeks :  fortnightly

biweekly

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Usage Discussion of biweekly

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Examples of biweekly in a sentence

  1. The biweekly mortgage loan was started in Canada and is now offered by lenders in the United States. This loan is similar to the standard fixed-rate loan except for the frequency of payments. Instead of making one monthly payment, the borrower makes a payment equal to one-half of the normal monthly payment every two weeks … —Stephen R. Mettling et al., Modern Residential Financing Methods, 1990

  2. Last week ABC brought back Dick Cavett … and introduced syndicated newspaper columnist Jimmy Breslin as Cavett's biweekly alternate (Thursday and Fridays). —Harry Waters, Newsweek, 6 Oct. 1986

  3. She attends biweekly classes and studies at the library every Saturday.

1832

First Known Use of biweekly

1832

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noun bi·week·ly \(ˌ)bī-ˈwē-klē\

Definition of biweekly

  1. 1 :  a publication issued every two weeks

  2. 2 :  semiweekly

Circa 1890

First Known Use of biweekly

circa 1890


BIWEEKLY Defined for English Language Learners

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biweekly

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adjective bi·week·ly \(ˌ)bī-ˈwē-klē\

Definition of biweekly for English Language Learners

  • : happening every two weeks

  • : happening twice a week


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noun bi·week·ly \(ˌ)bī-ˈwē-klē\

Definition of biweekly for English Language Learners

  • : a biweekly publication : a magazine or newspaper that is published every two weeks


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