Definition of half-yearly in English:


Syllabification: half-year·ly

adjective & adverb

chiefly British
  • At intervals of six months.
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    • Interest would be paid half-yearly on January 30 and July 30, each year.
    • The first half-yearly general meeting of the company was held at its office in King William Street, Adelaide on 27 July 1866.
    • But he had actually paid in half-yearly instalments and handed over the first £660 in May, with the second payment not due until next month.

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