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biannual


biannual meeting
  occurring twice a year
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biannual biannually
Strongly Associated with:   biennial, biennial
Notes:
Many well-educated people confuse "biannual" with "biennial". Accordingly, consider your audience before using either term.
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  • biannual meeting
  • All the websites, all the content, is written by government agencies, including the List of Authorized Entertainment, which gets updated biannually.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • The constant scrubbing by the wives who had lived there and the biannual deep-seated scourging had kept the dirt down.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • He normally came to the island on biannual inspections.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom

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  • Near me is a family of eight-indigenie plantation workers returning from a biannual shopping expedition of their own to Keats-and although I do not mind the sound or scent of their caged pigs or the squeal of their food hamsters, the incessant, confused crowing of their poor befuddled rooster is more than I can stand some nights.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • We paid the first biannual property tax payment.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   biannual [8] , biennial [8] , biennial [8]
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