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English definition of “fortnight”


noun [C usually singular]     /ˈfɔːt.naɪt/ US  /ˈfɔːrt-/ UK
B1 a period of two weeks : a fortnight's holiday once a fortnight a fortnight agoSpecific periods of time fortnightly     /-li/ adjective, adverb happening every two weeks : We make a fortnightly check on supplies . The group meets fortnightly on Tuesdays .Relating to regular periods of time
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