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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Issued or occurring twice a year or once every half year.
  • n. A semiyearly event or publication.
  • adv. Every half year.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. semiannually.


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  • Haven was, in reality, nothing grander than a large farming community located on extremely fertile land, whose rich soil was nourished on a semiyearly basis by the flooding of the White - rage river.

    The Soulforge

  • "Developing Asia is proving to be more resilient to the global downturn than was initially thought," the bank said in a statement accompanying its semiyearly assessment.

    NYT > Global Home

  • Also, Turk mulls over his semiyearly candy bar selection. and

  • We’ve got our semiyearly departmental coming up and I just heard that the fellow presenting had to cancel.

    Three Stages of Amazement


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