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fortnight

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈfɔːt.naɪt/  us   /ˈfɔːrt-/ UK
B1 a period of two weeks: a fortnight's holiday once a fortnight a fortnight ago
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fortnightly
adjective, adverb uk   us   /-li/
happening every two weeks: We make a fortnightly check on supplies. The group meets fortnightly on Tuesdays.
Translations of “fortnight”
in Arabic أُسبوعان…
in Korean 2주…
in Malaysian dua minggu…
in French quinzaine…
in Turkish onbeş günlük zaman/mühlet…
in Italian quindici giorni, quindicina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 兩星期,兩周…
in Russian две недели…
in Polish dwa tygodnie…
in Vietnamese hai tuần…
in Spanish quincena…
in Portuguese quinzenad, quinze dias…
in Thai รายปักษ์…
in German vierzehn Tage…
in Catalan dues setmanes…
in Japanese 2週間…
in Indonesian dua pekan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 两星期,两周…
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