fortnightly fortnightly  /ˈfɔrt ˌnaɪt li/


  1. (adj) occurring every two weeks
  2. (adv) every two weeks



  1. The new fortnightly, which took a year to plan and staff, is edited and translated in New York, printed in Chicago.
  2. Consider the Underground, a fortnightly indie-music night that takes place in venues across town, whose organizers have showcased more than 300 bands in its five years of existence.
  3. Other new titles will follow at fortnightly intervals.



  1. "Labor has repeatedly called on the government to make the baby bonus fortnightly for young mums," Ms Macklin said in a statement. "Only months after rejecting the same proposals by Labor, the Howard government has finally caught up."
    on Mar 28, 2007 By: Jenny Macklin Source: The Age

  2. Agriculture Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel told the BBC: "Further quantities may be accepted with prices to be fixed through fortnightly tenders."
    on Jan 23, 2009 By: Mariann Fischer Boel Source:

  3. Caroline Spelman, the shadow Communities Secretary, said: "A fourth-term Labour Government will make even further cuts by imposing fortnightly collections for all and hike bills even more through an intrusive council tax revaluation."
    on Feb 23, 2010 By: Caroline Spelman Source: Times Online

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