every other

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every other

  1. All except for some previously mentioned set.
    Two of the bolts were loose, but every other bolt I checked was fine.
  2. Every second/two; each alternate; the second of each pair in turn.
    Every other person in the line wore a pink bowtie.
    Although I work from home, I visit the office for a meeting every other day.

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