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Alternating. A: "How often does this support group meet?" B: "Every other Sunday."
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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 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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Each alternate: She went to visit her aunt every other week.
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