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fortnightnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈfɔːt.naɪt/  us   /ˈfɔːrt.naɪt/ 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   /ˈfɔːt.naɪt.li/  us   /ˈfɔːrt.naɪt.li/
happening every two weeks: We make a fortnightly check on supplies. The group meets fortnightly on Tuesdays.
(Definition of fortnight from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fortnightnoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈfɔrtˌnɑɪt, ˈfoʊrt-/ Br
a period of two weeks
(Definition of fortnight from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fortnight”
in Korean 2주…
in Arabic أُسبوعان…
in Malaysian dua minggu…
in French quinzaine…
in Russian две недели…
in Chinese (Traditional) 兩星期,兩周…
in Italian quindici giorni, quindicina…
in Turkish onbeş günlük zaman/mühlet…
in Polish dwa tygodnie…
in Spanish dos semanas, quincena…
in Vietnamese hai tuần…
in Portuguese quinzenad, quinze dias…
in Thai รายปักษ์…
in German vierzehn Tage…
in Catalan dues setmanes…
in Japanese 2週間…
in Chinese (Simplified) 两星期,两周…
in Indonesian dua pekan…
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