Definition of biweekly in English:

biweekly

adverb & adjective

  • Appearing or taking place every two weeks or twice a week.

    as adjective ‘a biweekly bulletin’
    • ‘Yet behind the scenes, the company chose not to pay that severance in the lump sums its employees requested, opting instead for biweekly payments.’
    • ‘Follow-up procedures consisted of biweekly inquiries about the patient's clinical status, and a standardized examination every six weeks.’
    • ‘The 161 plants that bolted in 1986 were monitored weekly or biweekly from 12 April to 10 September for survival, flowering, and silique production.’
    • ‘This is the case regardless of whether the employee is paid on a daily, weekly, biweekly, monthly, or other basis.’
    • ‘In 1999, the foreign ministry opened a new, modern international media center, where biweekly press conferences are held with simultaneous translation.’
    • ‘During the different phases, participants appear before the drug court judge weekly, biweekly, or monthly, depending on their phase of the treatment.’
    • ‘The volunteer will commit to a shift from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. either weekly or biweekly.’
    • ‘However, 33 percent had no complaints about the market, suggesting why, out of 463 consumers interviewed, 56 percent keep returning on a weekly or biweekly basis.’
    • ‘Daily treatments are not more effective than weekly or biweekly treatments.’
    • ‘The extern maintains a procedure log, which is reviewed biweekly by the clinical educator who tracks the types of procedures the extern is participating in.’
    • ‘He hopes to hold biweekly meetings with the administration.’
    • ‘But I think the problem with unproven columnists is that they don't have a demonstrated ability to bring new ideas into play on a biweekly basis.’
    • ‘Black Box is a class that gives students the chance to write, direct, and act in the five different biweekly shows in Studio Two, which is located behind the main stage of the SFU theatre.’
    • ‘The paper publishes biweekly starting Aug.7 and includes fashion spreads, Agit-Prop and Out in the City.’
    • ‘In 1997, Honey Lake, the Carson Lake region, and the Surprise Valley lakes were surveyed biweekly throughout the time period.’
    • ‘Beginning in the spring of that year, the cantankerous octogenarian wrote an extended series of letters - over three hundred in all - that appeared biweekly in a local newspaper.’
    • ‘In addition, respondents also included 45 newspapers that published weekly or biweekly.’
    • ‘Until completion, the organisation will be given biweekly progress reports.’
    • ‘So they began biweekly strategy meetings with precinct commanders and top brass, in which all participants were required to share everything they knew.’
    • ‘He remains alive by dint of a sympathetic doctor who secretly slips him the $96 biweekly regimen of medicine.’

noun

  • A periodical that appears every two weeks or twice a week.

    ‘an English-language biweekly’
    • ‘He is a freelance journalist who has worked for KCBS News Radio and El Tecolote, a bilingual biweekly in San Francisco.’
    • ‘Banjul's independent biweekly The Independent warned the AU to guard against colonialism.’
    • ‘Between 1999 and 2002, he gave the magazine $8.5 million to increase circulation and overall influence, and to help it become a biweekly.’
    • ‘This fall he, backed by the Greek shipping magnate, is scheduled to introduce a new Washington biweekly called The American Conservative.’
    • ‘I would love to eventually publish Radar as a biweekly, but how quickly we make that transition will depend on our financing.’
    • ‘I suggest you pick up a copy of the March 20 radical biweekly, in which he discourses at witty length on our love affair with this particular TV show.’
    • ‘My reliance on interpreters dates to January 1997, when I began editing an English-language biweekly in Vladivostok, a Russian port on the Sea of Japan.’
    • ‘So, as McLean wrote later, he ‘bought a bankrupt biweekly from a bankrupt bank in the middle of a depression.’’
    • ‘The free newspaper, which had been a biweekly, relaunched May 10 and is going weekly in June.’
    • ‘The entrepreneur, backed by a shadowy coven of anonymous investors, buys Canada's premier satirical biweekly.’
    • ‘Frank decided to put his friend to the test and see whether those at Canada's premier satirical biweekly could book a table for a party of 10 nobodies on a Friday night.’
    • ‘That's also true of many of the remaining locally owned papers (some 180 across the country, ranging from weeklies and biweeklies to monthlies and quarterlies).’
    journal, publication, magazine, newspaper, paper, review, digest, gazette, newsletter, organ, serial, annual, quarterly, monthly, bimonthly, fortnightly, weekly
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Pronunciation

biweekly

/bʌɪˈwiːkli/