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fortnightly

adjective fort·night·ly \ ˈfȯrt-ˌnīt-lē \

Definition of fortnightly

: occurring or appearing once in a fortnight

First Known Use of fortnightly

1800

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fortnightly

adverb

Definition of fortnightly

: once in a fortnight : every fortnight

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First Known Use of fortnightly

1820

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fortnightly

noun

Definition of fortnightly

plural fortnightlies
: a publication issued fortnightly

First Known Use of fortnightly

1940


FORTNIGHTLY Defined for English Language Learners

fortnightly

adjective

Definition of fortnightly for English Language Learners

  • : happening or appearing once every two weeks



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