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every other

Alternating. A: "How often does this support group meet?" B: "Every other Sunday."
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every other

person or thing every second or alternate person or thing. The magician turned every other card over. Every other table had an ashtray on it.
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every other

Every second one in a series, as in I'm supposed to take this pill every other day. [c. 1400]
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every other (person/thing)

every second (person/thing): We go abroad for two weeks every other year.I buy milk every other day.
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every other

Each alternate: She went to visit her aunt every other week.
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I choose to believe that, as with almost every other problem that weighs heavily on the American mind, she could if she wished put forth a solution.
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not that every man shall be on a level with every other man, but that every man shall have liberty to be what God made him, without hindrance.
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Every chosen ingredient must complement every others to avoid counteraction and interference.