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 (sĕm′ē-wēk′lē, sĕm′ī-)
Issued or occurring twice a week.
n. pl. sem·i·week·lies
A semiweekly event or publication.
Twice weekly. See Usage Note at bi-1.
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occurring twice a week
n, pl -lies
(Journalism & Publishing) US a publication that is issued twice a week
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(ˌsɛm iˈwik li, ˌsɛm aɪ-)

adj., n., pl. -lies,
adv. adj.
1. occurring, done, appearing, or published twice a week.
2. a semiweekly publication.
3. twice a week.
usage: See bi-1.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.semiweekly - a periodical that is published twice each week (or 104 issues per year)
serial publication, serial, series - a periodical that appears at scheduled times
Adj.1.semiweekly - occurring twice a week
periodic, periodical - happening or recurring at regular intervals; "the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust"
Adv.1.semiweekly - twice a week; "he called home semiweekly"
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