Definition of biannual in English:


Line breaks: bi|an¦nual
Pronunciation: /bʌɪˈanjʊəl


  • Occurring twice a year: the biannual meeting of the planning committee Compare with biennial.
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    • At the 45th biannual meeting, such exclusivity agreements were discussed.
    • He began as a chairman of the round table in 1998, going to biannual meetings in Paris.
    • The fire forum itself has had a chequered history and does not attract many members of the public to its biannual meetings.



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  • The honor is presented biannually to a member in recognition of ‘outstanding work toward furthering the public interest and equal justice.’
  • The fund is distributed biannually by a team of young people to projects which promote personal and social development and provide long-lasting benefits to young people in the town.
  • Awards will be made biannually to independent researchers based on their application/proposal.

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