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halfwayadjective, adverb

uk   /ˌhɑːfˈweɪ/  us   /ˌhæf-/
in the middle of something, or at a place that is equally far from two other places: New York City is halfway between Boston and Washington, DC. I'd like you to look at the diagram that is halfway down page 27. She started feeling sick halfway through dinner. The management's proposals don't even go halfway towards meeting our demands.

halfwayadverb

uk   /ˌhɑːfˈweɪ/  us   /ˌhæf-/
not very, but enough to be satisfactory: Any halfway decent teacher should be able to explain the difference between transitive and intransitive verbs.
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