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halfway house

noun    
[C usually singular] something which combines particular features of two other things, especially in order to try to please people who do not like the two things on their own 折衷辦法,妥協方案 The new proposals are a halfway house between the original treaty and the British government's revised version. 新提案是原始協定和英國政府修改後的協定的折衷。 Solving and solutions
[C] a place where prisoners or people with mental health problems stay after they leave prison or hospital and before they start to live on their own (爲犯人或精神病人重返社會設立的)中途宿舍,過度教習所,重返社會訓練所 Prisons and parts of prisons
(Definition of halfway house from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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