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  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.

  1. of or relating to a week or the working days in a week: a day of respite from our weekly labors.

  1. once a week; by the week: to visit someone weekly; to pay rent weekly.

noun,plural week·lies.
  1. a publication appearing once a week.

Origin of weekly

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at week, -ly

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How to use weekly in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for weekly


/ (ˈwiːklɪ) /

  1. happening or taking place once a week or every week

  2. determined or calculated by the week

  1. once a week or every week

nounplural -lies
  1. a newspaper or magazine issued every week

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