fortnightly


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fort·night·ly

 (fôrt′nīt′lē)
adj.
Happening or appearing once in or every two weeks.
adv.
Once in a fortnight.
n. pl. fort·night·lies
A publication issued once every two weeks.

fortnightly

(ˈfɔːtˌnaɪtlɪ)
adj
occurring or appearing once each fortnight
adv
once a fortnight
n, pl -lies
a publication issued at intervals of two weeks

fort•night•ly

(ˈfɔrtˌnaɪt li)

adj., adv., n., pl. -lies. adj.
1. occurring or appearing once a fortnight.
adv.
2. once a fortnight; every fortnight.
n.
3. a periodical issued every two weeks.
[1790–1800]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fortnightly - occurring every two weeks
periodic, periodical - happening or recurring at regular intervals; "the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust"
Adv.1.fortnightly - every two weeks; "he visited his cousins fortnightly"
Translations
كل أسْبوعَيْن
čtrnáctidenněčtrnáctidenní
hver anden ugehver fjortende dag
bihebdomadairebihebdomadairementbimensuel
štrnásťdenne
14 günlükiki haftada biriki haftada bir olan

fortnightly

[ˈfɔːtnaɪtlɪ] (Brit)
A. ADJquincenal
B. ADVquincenalmente, cada quince días

fortnightly

[ˈfɔːrtnaɪtli]
adjbimensuel(le)

fortnightly

(esp Brit)
adjvierzehntäglich, zweiwöchentlich; newspaper, magazine alsoalle zwei Wochen erscheinend; fortnightly visitsBesuche plalle zwei Wochen; a fortnightly cycleein Zyklus mvon zwei Wochen; at fortnightly intervalsin Abständen von zwei Wochen
advalle vierzehn Tage, alle zwei Wochen

fortnightly

[ˈfɔːtˌnaɪtlɪ] (Brit)

fortnight

(ˈfoːtnait) noun
two weeks. It's a fortnight since I last saw her.
ˈfortnightly adjective, adverb
every fortnight. a fortnightly visit; He is paid fortnightly.
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