Biweekly may refer to an event that occurs twice weekly or once every two weeks. There are 52 full weeks in a year of 12 months (ISO 8601 defines a year as containing 52 or 53 weeks), making for a possible 26 or 104 biweekly events in a year. This is a greater number than if such events were held twice a month, because most months have more than four weeks (28 days).
In the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand, the term fortnightly is more commonly used.
References and Notes
- "biweekly". Online dictionary. Merriam-Webster. Retrieved 19 February 2008.
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