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BIMONTHLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bimonthly mean? 

BIMONTHLY (noun)
  The noun BIMONTHLY has 1 sense:

1. a periodical that is published twice a month or every two months (either 24 or 6 issues per year)

  Familiarity information: BIMONTHLY used as a noun is very rare.


BIMONTHLY (adjective)
  The adjective BIMONTHLY has 2 senses:

1. occurring twice a month
2. occurring every two months

  Familiarity information: BIMONTHLY used as an adjective is rare.


BIMONTHLY (adverb)
  The adverb BIMONTHLY has 2 senses:

1. twice a month
2. every two months

  Familiarity information: BIMONTHLY used as an adverb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BIMONTHLY (noun)


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Meaning:

A periodical that is published twice a month or every two months (either 24 or 6 issues per year)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("bimonthly" is a kind of...):

serial; serial publication; series (a periodical that appears at scheduled times)


BIMONTHLY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Occurring twice a month

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

bimonthly; semimonthly

Context example:

a semimonthly publication

Pertainym:

month (a time unit of approximately 30 days)


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Meaning:

Occurring every two months

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

bimestrial; bimonthly

Context example:

bimonthly visits

Pertainym:

month (a time unit of approximately 30 days)


BIMONTHLY (adverb)


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Meaning:

Twice a month

Synonyms:

bimonthly; semimonthly

Context example:

salaries are paid semimonthly


Sense 2bimonthly [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Every two months

Context example:

the bill was payable bimonthly


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