Meaning of “weekly” in the English Dictionary

"weekly" in British English

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weeklyadjective, adverb

uk /ˈwiː.kli/ us /ˈwiː.kli/

A2 happening once a week or every week:

a weekly magazine/report
a twice-weekly meeting
The fire alarm has a weekly test/is tested weekly.

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  • She writes a weekly fashion column for the Evening Standard.
  • She sent in weekly reports on the situation.
  • My granddaughter does my weekly shopping for me.
  • Our MP holds a weekly surgery on Friday mornings.
  • The poll showed that over 40% of Americans worship on a weekly basis.

weeklynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwiː.kli/ us /ˈwiː.kli/

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

"weekly" in American English

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weeklyadjective, adverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˈwik·li/

happening or appearing every week:

a weekly magazine
We go to the city weekly.

weeklynoun [ C ]

us /ˈwi·kli/

magazines or newspapers that are published once a week:

I subscribe to several weeklies.

(Definition of “weekly” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"weekly" in Business English

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uk /ˈwiːkli/ us

happening once a week or every week:

The account pays 5.09% gross a year, but the rate is updated on a weekly basis.
weekly earnings/income Calculate your average weekly earnings.

The premium is paid weekly.

(Definition of “weekly” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)