[ bahy-an-yoo-uh l ]
/ baɪˈæn yu əl /
occurring twice a year; semiannual.
occurring every two years; biennial.
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usage note for biannual
OTHER WORDS FROM biannualbi·an·nu·al·ly, adverb
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The economic assessment of the country is assessed quarterly and biannually.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
British Dictionary definitions for biannually
/ (baɪˈænjʊəl) /
occurring twice a yearCompare biennial
Derived forms of biannualbiannually, adverb
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