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 (sĕm′ē-mŭnth′lē, sĕm′ī-)
Occurring or issued twice a month.
n. pl. sem·i·month·lies
A semimonthly publication.
At intervals twice monthly. See Usage Note at bi-1.


(ˌsɛm iˈmʌnθ li, ˌsɛm aɪ-)

adj., n., pl. -lies,
adv. adj.
1. made, occurring, or published twice a month.
2. a semimonthly publication.
3. twice a month.
usage: See bi-1.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.semimonthly - a periodical that is published twice each month (or 24 issues per year)
serial publication, serial, series - a periodical that appears at scheduled times
Adj.1.semimonthly - occurring twice a month; "a semimonthly publication"
periodic, periodical - happening or recurring at regular intervals; "the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust"
Adv.1.semimonthly - twice a month; "salaries are paid semimonthly"
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