bi-

[[t]ba͟ɪ-[/t]]
1) PREFIX Bi- is used at the beginning of nouns and adjectives that have `two' as part of their meaning.

She very much believes that she is living in a bi-cultural society.

2) PREFIX Bi- is used to form adjectives and adverbs indicating that something happens twice in a period of time or happens once in two periods of time that follow each other.

While they are working students meet biweekly as a group to reflect on their experiences...

The bimonthly magazine can be bought by subscription.


English dictionary. 2008.

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