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1. Happening every two weeks.
2. Happening twice a week; semiweekly.
n. pl. bi·week·lies
A publication issued every two weeks.
1. Every two weeks.
2. Twice a week; semiweekly. See Usage Note at bi-1.


adj, adv
1. every two weeks
2. (often avoided because of confusion with sense 1) twice a week; semiweekly. See bi-1
n, pl -lies
(Journalism & Publishing) a periodical published every two weeks


(baɪˈwik li)

adj., n., pl. -lies,
adv. adj.
1. occurring every two weeks.
2. occurring twice a week; semiweekly.
3. a periodical issued every other week.
4. every two weeks.
5. twice a week.
usage: See bi- 1.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.biweekly - a periodical that is published twice a week or every two weeks (either 104 or 26 issues per year)biweekly - a periodical that is published twice a week or every two weeks (either 104 or 26 issues per year)
serial publication, serial, series - a periodical that appears at scheduled times
Adj.1.biweekly - occurring every two weeks
periodic, periodical - happening or recurring at regular intervals; "the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust"
2.biweekly - occurring twice a week
periodic, periodical - happening or recurring at regular intervals; "the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust"
Adv.1.biweekly - twice a week; "he called home semiweekly"
2.biweekly - every two weeks; "he visited his cousins fortnightly"


(= twice a week) biweekly meetings/editionsKonferenzen/Ausgaben, die zweimal wöchentlich or in der Woche stattfinden/erscheinen
(= fortnightly)zweiwöchentlich, vierzehntäglich
(= twice a week)zweimal wöchentlich, zweimal in der Woche
(= fortnightly)alle vierzehn Tage, vierzehntäglich
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