What is another word for biennial?

Pronunciation: [ba͡ɪˈɛnɪəl] (IPA)

The term 'biennial' refers to something that occurs every two years. However, there are some other words that can be used synonymously with biennial. The word 'biennially' is an adverb that is used specifically to describe something that occurs every two years. 'Biyearly' is another term that can be used in place of biennial. This word also means something that occurs once every two years. 'Fortnightly' is a term that is used to describe something that occurs every two weeks, but it is also commonly used as a synonym for biennial, especially in British English. The word 'biannual' is also sometimes used instead of biennial, but it can also refer to something that occurs twice a year.

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What are the opposite words for biennial?

The word biennial refers to something that happens once every two years or takes place over a period of two years. The opposite of biennial would be annual, meaning something that happens once a year or takes place over the course of a year. Conversely, the antonym to biennial would be semiannual, meaning something that occurs twice a year or every six months. Other antonyms to the word biennial include perennial, meaning something that happens repeatedly, and sporadic, meaning something that occurs irregularly or unpredictably.

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Usage examples for Biennial

But our central flower-bed remained for a long time barren; and when at last a few plants came out, they belonged to some biennial species, as they only flowered in the following spring.
"A Narrative of Captivity in Abyssinia With Some Account of the Late Emperor Theodore, His Country and People"
Henry Blanc
On Saturday, the second biennial session of workers among the deaf mutes in the Episcopal Church was begun in St. Stephen's Church.
"Anecdotes & Incidents of the Deaf and Dumb"
W. R. Roe
First came the great review, graced by the presence of the White House Court, who witnessed the marching past of the biennial veterans with perfect patience, if not satisfaction.
"Border and Bastille"
George A. Lawrence

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  • We have been through this is biennial convulsion four or five different times over the past 10 or 12 years, and now it appears that we are going through this quiet agony all over again.
    Everett Dirksen

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