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Biannual

Twice each year. It is used in business in a variety of circumstances. For example, a board of directors may meet or the company may distribute dividends biannually. Biennial means the same thing. See also: Quarter.

biennial

Occurring every 2 years. Contrast with biannual, which means occurring twice a year. (It's important to know the difference if an adjustable-rate mortgage provides for rate changes biannually or biennially.)
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As many as 36 doctors and consultants from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and various countries will participate in the Congress which is organized biennially.
The Arab Academy of Music awards prizes biennially to excellent Arab producers, singers, musicologists and music instructors.
The award, established in memory of the late Michael Leifer, Professor Emeritus in International Relations at the London School of Economics, is given biennially for the best article to appear in one of the three ISEAS journals, namely ASEAN Economic Bulletin, Contemporary Southeast Asia and SOJOURN.
Employer satisfaction was measured using the Survey of Employer Use and Views of the VET System, conducted biennially since 2005.
The congress which is biennially organized by the European Association of Clinical Anatomy (EACA) gathers renowned anatomists.
The Warwick Prize for Writing, a new GBP50,000 literature prize to be awarded biennially, has announced its shortlist for 2009.
Reports are prepared biennially assessing the structure and management of the program and the nature, adequacy, and progress of research to date.
Employers will pay BD200 (about Dh2,000) biennially for each worker to cover his or her new or renewed work permit, residence permit, return visa, medical check-up and identity card.
Given biennially, the Council's Arts Awards honor outstanding individuals and organizations from the region.
Worth pounds 40,000 and awarded biennially, it is one of the largest art prizes in the world.
West Virginia 31 July biennially; reporting period ends 30 June
The award, consisting of $3,000, is given biennially to developers of freely available and sustainable online history resources that are useful and innovative.