Fortnight - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɔːrtnaɪt|  American pronunciation of the word fortnight
Brit.  |ˈfɔːtnʌɪt|  British pronunciation of the word fortnight

noun

- a period of fourteen consecutive days

most major tennis tournaments last a fortnight

Examples

They stayed with us for a fortnight.

most major tennis tournaments last a fortnight

A fortnight hence I shall be free as air.

Within a fortnight the price of meats all over the country will be reduced.

Boxer pup Toby was snatched a fortnight ago.

I shall trip to Paris in about a fortnight.

Word forms

noun
singular: fortnight
plural: fortnights
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