Definition of biannual in English:

biannual

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

adjective

  • Occurring twice a year: the biannual meeting of the planning committee Compare with biennial.
    More example sentences
    • 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.

Derivatives

biannually

adverb
More example sentences
  • 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.

More definitions of biannual

Definition of biannual in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrəˈgāSHən
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space