Half-yearly
Half-yearly Half"-year`ly (-y[=e]r`l[y^]), a. Two in a year; semiannual. -- adv. Twice in a year; semiannually. [1913 Webster]

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  • half-yearly — ˌhalf ˈyearly adjective, adverb every six months: • half yearly meetings • The interest you earn will be paid half yearly in June and December. * * * half yearly UK US adjective [before noun] ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, STOCK MARKET ► half yearly… …   Financial and business terms

  • half yearly — UK US adjective [before noun] ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, STOCK MARKET ► half yearly financial statements, payments, etc. are published or made every six months: »Fund managers will send out regular half yearly valuations and comments on the performance …   Financial and business terms

  • half-yearly — adj, adv done or happening every six months ▪ half yearly meetings ▪ The interest you earn will be paid half yearly in June and December …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • half-yearly — 1) ADJ: ADJ n Half yearly means happening in the middle of a calendar year or a financial year. [BRIT] This is the half yearly meeting of the interim committee. ...the Central Bank s half yearly report on the state of the economy. (in AM, use… …   English dictionary

  • half-yearly — /ˌhɑ:f jɪəli/ adjective happening every six months, or referring to a period of six months ● half yearly accounts ● half yearly payment ● half yearly statement ● a half yearly meeting ■ adverb every six months ● We pay the account half yearly …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • half-yearly — Cyclic Cyc lic (s?k l?k or s? kl?k), Cyclical Cyc lic*al (s?k l? kal), a. [Cf. F. cycluque, Gr. kykliko s, fr. ky klos See {Cycle}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a cycle or circle; moving in cycles; as, cyclical time. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • half-yearly — adjective, adverb done or happening every six months: half yearly meetings in June and December …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • half-yearly — /ˈhaf jɪəli/ (say hahf yearlee) adjective 1. occurring twice a year. 2. midyear: half yearly examinations …   Australian English dictionary

  • half-yearly — I adjective occurring or payable twice each year • Syn: ↑semiannual, ↑biannual, ↑biyearly • Similar to: ↑periodic, ↑periodical II adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • half-yearly — 1. adjective Two in a year; semiannual. 2. adverb Twice in a year; semiannually …   Wiktionary

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