Definition of 'fortnightly'
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Residents blamed refuse collections being made fortnightly instead of weekly. The Sun (2011)My monthly habit became fortnightly then weekly. The Sun (2013)He plans to offer financial incentives to councils that make weekly rather than fortnightly bin collections. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And the row over fortnightly bin collections is making things bleaker still. The Sun (2007)Voters also punished the big parties where councillors had introduced fortnightly rubbish collections. The Sun (2007)Other pest control bodies blame blocked drains and fortnightly rubbish collections. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Millions of households will have to budget using a single monthly payment of benefits instead of various weekly and fortnightly ones. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He also has a fortnightly column in Books. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Any whiff of controversy is totally absent from his fortnightly Gazette columns. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Offer include weekly or fortnightly cleaning for tenant, with this extra cost reflected in the rent. Times, Sunday Times (2006)So concludes last month's government report on the health risks of fortnightly rubbish collections. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The fortnightly publication will initially have a controlled circulation of 17,000. Times, Sunday Times (2007)All those negative headlines on fortnightly rubbish collections finally look to have been worth the aggravation for the Government. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My courses are typically divided into an optional weekly lecture and a weekly or fortnightly tutorial, which is compulsory. Times, Sunday Times (2011)All in all, the benefits of this treatment make it well worth investing in on a weekly or fortnightly basis. The A-Z of Beauty Treatment (1994)Writing these fortnightly columns has been, and continues to be, a great pleasure. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They now see each other regularly on a weekly, sometimes fortnightly, basis. Mothers who Leave (1994)Our rubbish gets collected fortnightly - domestic waste one week, recycling the next. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A pattern of fortnightly meetings often works well and is sufficiently frequent for members to get to know each other and build up a group mind. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)If you grumble that you pay hefty taxes, but the only public service you use is a fortnightly bin collection, then you are probably a member. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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