half-monthly

monthly

[muhnth-lee]
adjective
1.
pertaining to a month, or to each month.
2.
done, happening, appearing, etc., once a month: a monthly magazine.
3.
computed or determined by the month: a monthly salary.
4.
continuing or lasting for a month.
noun, plural monthlies.
5.
a periodical published once a month.
6.
Sometimes, monthlies. Informal. a menstrual period.
adverb
7.
once a month; by the month.

Origin:
1525–35; month + -ly

half-monthly, adjective
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monthly (ˈmʌnθlɪ)
 
adj
1.  occurring, done, appearing, payable, etc, once every month
2.  lasting or valid for a month: a monthly subscription
 
adv
3.  once a month
 
n , -lies
4.  a book, periodical, magazine, etc, published once a month
5.  informal a menstrual period

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