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weekly

[week-lee] /ˈwik li/
adjective
1.
done, happening, appearing, etc., once a week, or every week:
a weekly appointment with an analyst.
2.
computed or determined by the week:
a special weekly rate.
3.
of or relating to a week or the working days in a week:
a day of respite from our weekly labors.
adverb
4.
once a week; by the week:
to visit someone weekly; to pay rent weekly.
noun, plural weeklies.
5.
a publication appearing once a week.
Origin of weekly
late Middle English
1425-1475
late Middle English word dating back to 1425-75; See origin at week, -ly
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weekly

/ˈwiːklɪ/
adjective
1.
happening or taking place once a week or every week
2.
determined or calculated by the week
adverb
3.
once a week or every week
noun (pl) -lies
4.
a newspaper or magazine issued every week
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Word Origin and History for weekly

mid-15c. (adv.); late 15c. (adj.), from week + -ly (2). As a noun meaning "weekly newspaper" it is recorded from 1833.

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