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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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This time, the analysts report that at the end of the current biennium, Oregon will have reserve funds equal to 5 percent of its general fund - "as big as Oregon has ever been able to accumulate" in recent history.
This same proposal had been submitted during the 2011-2012 biennium, but no decision had been made.
9 billion for the current biennium in contrast to $13.
In 1973, Comptroller Robert Calvert's estimate for the 1974-75 biennium underestimated revenue by nearly $1 billion, a 16.
Revenues have climbed $258 million beyond forecast levels during the current biennium.
Notable among the new services to members MTNA has established during the biennium is the insurance and financial planning program offered to the membership through The Robert H.
Today, the Comptroller is increasing the sales tax revenue estimate for the fiscal 2012-13 biennium by an additional $1 billion.
By the time the current biennium ends, the state expects to have spent $13.
The Capital Construction Budget Recommendations and Prioritization 2005-2007 Biennium provides the Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education's funding and priority recommendations on capital construction budget requests from the Nebraska State Colleges, the University of Nebraska, and the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture at Curtis.
Celebrate 84 years of League achievements and chart the course for the next biennium of League programs at our 46th national Convention on June 12-15, 2004, at the Hilton Washington.
The Legislative Budget Board says the state used about $14 billion in federal stimulus money to balance to budget in the current biennium.
The Legislature approved a spending bill providing $6 billion for schools in the 2009-11 biennium, including $400 million in reserves.