Definition of biweekly in English:

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Pronunciation: /bīˈwēklē/

adjective& adverb

Appearing or taking place every two weeks or twice a week: [as adjective]: a biweekly bulletin [as adverb]: she followed her doctor’s instructions to undergo health checks biweekly
More example sentences
  • 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.
  • 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 (plural biweeklies)

A periodical that appears every two weeks or twice a week.
Example sentences
  • 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).
  • Between 1999 and 2002, he gave the magazine $8.5 million to increase circulation and overall influence, and to help it become a biweekly.
  • The free newspaper, which had been a biweekly, relaunched May 10 and is going weekly in June.


On the ambiguity of words like biweekly, bimonthly, etc., see bi- (usage).

Words that rhyme with biweekly

weakly, weekly

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: bi·week·ly

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