biweekly vs semiweekly : Common Errors in English

biweekly or semiweekly

Technically, a biweekly meeting occurs every two weeks and a semiweeklyone occurs twice a week; but so few people get this straight that yourclub is liable to disintegrate unless you avoid these words in thenewsletter and stick with “every other week” or “twice weekly.” The sameis true of “bimonthly” and “semimonthly,” though “biennial” and“semi-annual” are less often confused with each other.
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  • n  a periodical that is published twice a week or every two weeks (either 104 or 26 issues per year)
  • s  occurring every two weeks
  • s  occurring twice a week
  • r  twice a week
  • r  every two weeks

  • n  a periodical that is published twice each week (or 104 issues per year)
  • s  occurring twice a week
  • r  twice a week
    he called home semiweekly
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