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semiweekly

[ sem-ee-week-lee, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈwik li, ˌsɛm aɪ- /
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adjective

occurring, done, appearing, or published twice a week; biweekly: semiweekly visits.

noun, plural sem·i·week·lies.

a semiweekly publication.

adverb

twice a week: He traveled semiweekly to Detroit.

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Origin of semiweekly

An Americanism dating back to 1785–95; semi- + weekly

words often confused with semiweekly

See bi-1.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH semiweekly

biweekly, semiweekly (see confusables note at bi-1)
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