bimonthly

[bahy-muhnth-lee]
adjective
1.
occurring every two months.
2.
occurring twice a month; semimonthly.
noun, plural bimonthlies.
3.
a bimonthly publication.
adverb
4.
every two months: Next year we plan six field trips to take place bimonthly.
5.
twice a month; semimonthly.

Origin:
1840–50; bi-1 + monthly

bimonthly, biweekly, semimonthly (see usage note at bi-).


See bi-1.
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bimonthly (baɪˈmʌnθlɪ)
 
adj, —adv
1.  every two months
2.  See bi- (often avoided because of confusion with sense 1) twice a month; semimonthly
 
n , -lies
3.  a periodical published every two months

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bimonthly
also bi-monthly, 1846, "every two months," from bi- + monthly (see month).
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Example sentences
The first three issues came out bimonthly and now the publication has moved to a monthly schedule.
The counselors continue their training in bimonthly meetings with one another.
Then they were told that issues would come out bimonthly.
The arena also hosts a bimonthly country market featuring locally produced products, produce and livestock.
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