- , biweeklyand similar designations are almost always ambiguous. It is far better to say "every two months," "twice a month," etc., as appropriate.
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bimonthly — i*month ly, a. [Pref. bi + monthly.] Occurring, done, or coming, once in two months; as, bimonthly visits; bimonthly publications. n. A bimonthly publication. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Bimonthly — Bi*month ly, adv. Once in two months. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
bimonthly — (adj.) also bi monthly, 1846, happening once in two months, every two months, also occurring twice a month, a hybrid from BI (Cf. bi ) + monthly (see MONTH (Cf. month)) … Etymology dictionary
bimonthly — see bi … Modern English usage
bimonthly — [bī munth′lē; ] esp.for n. [ bī′munth΄lē] adj., adv. 1. once every two months 2. Now Rare twice a month: in this sense, semimonthly is the preferred term n. pl. bimonthlies a publication appearing once every two months … English World dictionary
bimonthly — 1. adjective a) Occurring once every two months; bimestrial His bimonthly appointment was almost due. b) Twice every month; semimonthly. 2. adverb … Wiktionary
bimonthly — [[t]ba͟ɪmʌ̱nθli[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n A bimonthly event or publication happens or appears every two months. ...bimonthly assemblies. ...bimonthly newsletters. (in BRIT, also use bi monthly) … English dictionary
bimonthly — /buy munth lee/, adj., n., pl. bimonthlies, adv. adj. 1. occurring every two months. 2. occurring twice a month; semimonthly. n. 3. a bimonthly publication. adv. 4. every two months: Next year we plan six field trips to take place bimonthly. 5.… … Universalium
bimonthly — bi|month|ly [baıˈmʌnθli] adj appearing or happening every two months or twice each month →↑monthly, quarterly ↑quarterly ▪ a bimonthly magazine >bimonthly adv … Dictionary of contemporary English
bimonthly — adjective appearing or happening every two months or twice each month: a bimonthly magazine bimonthly adverb … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
bimonthly — UK [ˌbaɪˈmʌnθlɪ] / US adjective happening or produced twice a month or every two months bimonthly reports Derived word: bimonthly UK / US adverb … English dictionary