Definition of weekly in English:


Line breaks: week¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈwiːkli


  • 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, seven-day; lasting a week
    rare hebdomadal, hebdomadary
  • 1.1Relating to or calculated in terms of a week: the difference in weekly income is £29.10
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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.


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  • 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
    rare hebdomadally

noun (plural weeklies)

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  • A newspaper or periodical issued every week.
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    • 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.

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