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half hour

noun [C] uk   ( also half an hour) us  
a period of 30 minutes: The dollar surged against the yen in the final half hour of trading. Half an hour later, she was smiling and chatting as if nothing had happened. She is to host a new half-hour show that will be broadcast every weekday evening. Trains for Washington depart on the/every half hour (= at 10.30, 11.30, etc.).
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in Chinese (Traditional) 半小時,30分鐘…
in Chinese (Simplified) 半小时,30分钟…
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