Translation of fortnight in Spanish:
- (especially British English)quince díasdos semanas(Business)Friday fortnight, a fortnight on Fridayen quince días a partir del viernesExample sentences
- In the last seven years at home there were regular fortnights in hospital: periodic detention, we called it.
- He began to recover a fortnight ago and, after a sparkling piece of work last Tuesday, he was back on target.
- In the past fortnight six new sea lion pups have been born and two wolf cubs made their first public appearances.
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