Definition of semi-annual in English:

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semi-annual

Pronunciation: /sɛmɪˈanjʊəl/

adjective

Occurring twice a year: their semi-annual meetings
More example sentences
  • The sentiment seems to be widespread among the bishops who participated in the semi-annual meeting, held this past June in Englewood, a few miles from Denver, Colorado.
  • Holmes will present research on his underwater listening device in Vancouver on May 20 at the semi-annual meeting of the Acoustical Society of America.
  • Keeneland's board of directors resolved to support a national medication policy at its semi-annual meeting on Wednesday.

Derivatives

semi-annually

adverb
Example sentences
  • Interest will be paid semi-annually over the ten-year duration of the loan and the principal repaid, after a 42-month principal moratorium in 14 equal semi-annual instalments to 2015.
  • In many markets, the big daily acts like a quasi-monopoly, raising advertising rates annually or semi-annually - anything to reach those historic 30 percent margins.
  • We would expect them to leave the executives to do their job and meet perhaps quarterly or semi-annually.

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