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English definition of “half-time”


noun [U]     /ˌhɑːfˈtaɪm/ US  /ˈhæf.taɪm/
a short rest period between the two parts of a sports game: Italy had a comfortable three-goal lead over France by half-time. What was the half-time score? → Compare full timeParts and stages of competitions
(Definition of half-time noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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