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biennial

adjective Referring to or occurring every 2 years.
 
noun Any serial or periodical with a frequency of publication of every 2 years.
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biennial

  1. occurring every two years.
  2. a plant that lives for two seasons (or years), germinating from seed and growing to maturity in the first season with food storage in swollen roots for overwintering. In the second season flowers, fruit and seeds are produced before death occurs. Such plants are herbaceous rather than woody, e.g. the Canterbury Bell (Campanula) and the carrot. See ANNUAL, PERENNIAL.
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The Prize is funded by an endowment and will be awarded biennially.
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The prize, awarded biennially, memorializes Fritz Thelen, one of IGEB's cofounders.
Mr Polley is perhaps best known for leading the Optrafair team which stages the largest UK optical show, held biennially. He is also the manufacturing industry representative for the Optal Confederation, bringing a wealth of industry experience and knowledge to the role.
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It will be awarded biennially the first being presented in Spring 2013.
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