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FORTNIGHT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fortnight mean? 

FORTNIGHT (noun)
  The noun FORTNIGHT has 1 sense:

1. a period of fourteen consecutive days

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


 Dictionary entry details 


FORTNIGHT (noun)


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Meaning:

A period of fourteen consecutive days

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

fortnight; two weeks

Context example:

most major tennis tournaments last a fortnight

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

period; period of time; time period (an amount of time)


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