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English definition of “half-price”


adjective, adverb     /ˌhɑːfˈpraɪs/ US  /ˌhæf-/
A2 costing half the usual price : I got some half-price pizzas at the supermarket . The railcard allows students and young people to travel half-price on most trains .Costing or worth little or no money
(Definition of half-price adjectiveadverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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