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half

noun, determiner
 
/hɑːf/ ( plural halves /hɑːvz/)
A2 one of two equal parts of something; 1/2
metà, mezzo
Cut the lemons into halves. It’ll take half an hour to get there. Jenny lived in Beijing for a year and a half.
break, cut, etc. something in half B1 to divide something into two equal parts
spezzare, tagliare, ecc. qualcosa a metà
Fold the piece of paper in half.
informal a lot
la maggior parte di
I don’t even know where she is half the time.
half past one, two, etc. mainly UK A1 30 minutes past one o’clock, two o’clock, etc.
l’una e mezzo, le due e mezzo, ecc.
We got back to our hotel at half past seven.
(Definition of half noun, determiner from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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