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monthly

month·ly

monthly

 
pronunciation:
muhnth li
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, adverb
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: showing up or happening once a month.
Our monthly meetings take place on the second Tuesday.
definition 2: lasting for a month.
The class must read four books as part of their monthly reading project.
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: monthlies
definition: a magazine or journal that is published once a month.
My soccer magazine is a monthly, but my baseball magazine comes out only four times a year.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: each month; once a month.
We take a spelling test monthly.
Word Parts
The word monthly contains the following part:
-ly2 Old English adjective-forming suffix that means like; every (when attached to times)
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The suffix -ly2attaches primarily to native English nouns to form adjectives.