biweekly

[bahy-week-lee]
adjective
1.
occurring every two weeks.
2.
occurring twice a week; semiweekly.
noun, plural biweeklies.
3.
a periodical issued every other week.
adverb
4.
every two weeks.
5.
twice a week.

Origin:
1880–85; bi-1 + weekly

1. bimonthly, biweekly, semimonthly (see usage note at bi-) ; 2. biweekly, semiweekly (see usage note at bi-).


See bi-1.
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biweekly (baɪˈwiːklɪ)
 
adj, —adv
1.  every two weeks
2.  See bi- (often avoided because of confusion with sense 1) twice a week; semiweekly
 
n , -lies
3.  a periodical published every two weeks

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biweekly
also bi-weekly, 1865, from bi- + weekly (see week). The sense "twice a week" is the first attested, but that of "every two weeks" is equally implied.
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Example sentences
Their timecards are good old-fashioned punch cards that are collected, sorted and used to generate the biweekly payroll.
We meet weekly for a year and then biweekly after that.
Today is the first anniversary of this biweekly column.
Biweekly programs let you get in an extra mortgage payment every year, reducing principal and interest sooner.
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