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semimonthly

adverb semi·month·ly \ -ˈmən(t)th-lē , ˌse-ˌmī- , -mi- \

Definition of semimonthly

: twice a month

First Known Use of semimonthly

1829


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semimonthly

adjective

Definition of semimonthly

: occurring twice a month

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First Known Use of semimonthly

1829


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semimonthly

noun

Definition of semimonthly

: a semimonthly publication

First Known Use of semimonthly

1843


SEMIMONTHLY Defined for English Language Learners

semimonthly

adjective

Definition of semimonthly for English Language Learners

  • : happening or produced two times in each month


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