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fortnight

noun [C]
 
/ˈfɔːtnaɪt/ UK
B1 two weeks: [usually singular] a fortnight's holiday We usually get together about once a fortnight.Specific periods of time
fortnightly adverb UK happening every two weeks: a fortnightly meetingRelating to regular periods of time
Translations of “fortnight”
in Korean 2주…
in Arabic أُسبوعان…
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 Spanish quincena…
in Portuguese quinzenad, quinze dias…
in German vierzehn Tage…
in Catalan dues setmanes…
in Japanese 2週間…
in Chinese (Simplified) 两星期,两周…
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