Definition of weekly in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwēklē/


1Done, produced, or occurring once a week: there was a weekly dance on Wednesdays
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  • They will be required to attend for personal tutorial on an approximately once weekly basis.
  • Some planned events will be featured on a weekly basis once the centre is open.
  • Once you devise a weekly plan, write out each workout at least a day in advance.
once a week;
lasting a week
formal hebdomadal
1.1Relating to or calculated in terms of a week: the difference in weekly income is $290
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  • To work out if you are eligible for the Pension Credit, you need to calculate your weekly income, after deductions and savings.
  • I can see this in terms of the weekly web server statistics that I monitor.
  • Willetts has calculated that around a third of this additional weekly income will be clawed back in many cases.


Once a week: interviews were given weekly
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  • I checked nests at least weekly and usually daily around the supposed time of laying and hatching.
  • Once weekly it presents a critique of the week's news items as portrayed by the print, film and radio media.
  • What you should consider is giving up the cigarettes and trying to walk for 30 minutes three times weekly.
once a week, every week, each week, on a weekly basis;
by the week, per week, a week

noun (plural weeklies)

A newspaper or periodical issued every week.
Example sentences
  • Journalists from dailies averaged 5.5, and journalists from weeklies averaged 5.4.
  • There are many tabloid weeklies in Hong Kong and how many can I read?
  • ‘We always said when we went into newspapers, we would concentrate on weeklies rather than dailies,’ he said.

Words that rhyme with weekly

biweekly, weakly

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Syllabification: week·ly

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