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"hourly" in British English

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hourlyadjective

uk   /ˈaʊə.li/  us   /ˈaʊr.li/
B2 done or ​happening every ​hour: There's an hourly ​busservice into ​town. Take two ​tablets at hourly ​intervals.
hourly fee, rate, etc.
B2 the ​amount that is ​charged or ​earned every ​hour

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hourlyadverb

uk   /ˈaʊə.li/  us   /ˈaʊr.li/
C1 once every ​hour: Trains ​call here hourly.

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(Definition of hourly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hourly" in American English

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hourlyadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈɑʊər·li/
done or ​happening every ​hour: hourly ​busservice hourly ​pay (= ​pay for every ​hourworked)

hourlyadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈɑʊər·li/
once every ​hour: Tours are ​offered hourly.
(Definition of hourly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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