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fortnightly

[fawrt-nahyt-lee]
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adjective
  1. occurring or appearing once a fortnight.
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adverb
  1. once a fortnight.
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noun, plural fort·night·lies.
  1. a periodical issued every two weeks.
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Origin of fortnightly

First recorded in 1790–1800; fortnight + -ly
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fortnightly

adjective
  1. occurring or appearing once each fortnight
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adverb
  1. once a fortnight
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noun plural -lies
  1. a publication issued at intervals of two weeks
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