Definition of biennium in English:


Syllabification: bi·en·ni·um
Pronunciation: /bīˈenēəm

noun (plural bienniums or biennia /-ˈenēə/)

(usually the biennium)
A specified period of two years: the budget for the next biennium
More example sentences
  • I will work throughout the biennium to encourage nurses to submit consents to serve for elective and appointed positions.
  • The theme for the biennium is Literacy and Gender.
  • First of all, the name: At this point, six months into the new biennium, the program remains nameless!


early 20th century: from Latin, from bi- 'twice' + annus 'year'.

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