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half-light

noun [U] uk   /ˈhɑːf.laɪt/ us    /ˈhæf-/
a low light in which you cannot see things well: In the dim half-light of evening, I was unable to tell whether it was Mary or her sister.
Translations of “half-light”
in Chinese (Traditional) 昏暗的光線…
in Chinese (Simplified) 昏暗的光线…
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