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English definition of “second half”

second half

noun [C, usually singular]    
( US also fiscal second half) FINANCE, ACCOUNTING the second period of six months in a company's financial year: The company was hopeful of a 1% improvement in the second half.
the second period of six months of the year: Economic growth in the second half of this year is likely to be close to predictions.
(Definition of second half noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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