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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.

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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Employer satisfaction was measured using the Survey of Employer Use and Views of the VET System, conducted biennially since 2005.
The Jane Shaeffer Outstanding Homeless Advocate Award will be given biennially by PILS to an individual who through litigation, policy advocacy, direct service, or otherwise has meaningfully improved the conditions or treatment of homeless persons, either locally or throughout Florida.
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.
The award, consisting of $3,000, is given biennially to developers of freely available and sustainable online history resources that are useful and innovative.
In which sport do women compete biennially for the Curtis Cup?
The Alan Schneider Director Award, given biennially to exceptional directors who have demonstrated work regionally but are not known nationally, was presented in June at the TCG National Conference to Joel Sass.
They labor in obscurity most of the time, but biennially, they achieve celebrity.