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English definition of “nightly”

nightly

adjective, adverb uk   /ˈnaɪt.li/ us  

nightly adjective, adverb (DARK PERIOD)

(happening) every night: Nightly bombardment of the city looks set to continue.Continually and repeatedly

nightly adjective, adverb (EVENING)

(happening) every evening: They're appearing/performing twice nightly at the Playhouse Theatre. a nightly visit/news broadcastRelating to regular periods of time
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