fifty-fifty Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “fifty-fifty” in the English Dictionary

"fifty-fifty" in British English

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fifty-fiftyadverb, adjective

uk   us   /ˌfɪf.tiˈfɪf.ti/
(into) ​equalhalves: They ​divided the ​prize fifty-fifty. There's only a fifty-fiftychance that she'll ​survive the ​operation.
(Definition of fifty-fifty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fifty-fifty" in American English

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fifty-fiftyadjective, adverb

 us   /ˈfɪf·tiˈfɪf·ti/
(into) ​equalhalves: They ​divided the ​work fifty-fifty.
(Definition of fifty-fifty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"fifty-fifty" in Business English

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fifty-fiftyadjective, adverb

uk   us   /ˌfɪftiˈfɪfti/
divided equally between two ​people, ​organizations, or ​groups: fifty-fifty partners/partnership The ​boardoffered a ​merger on a fifty-fifty ​partnershipbasis. The sex ​ratio within the ​organization is around fifty-fifty.split/divide/share sth fifty-fifty Oil ​revenues, he ​noted, were ​currently split fifty-fifty between the ​north and the south.
divided equally between two possibilities: This ​business has only a fifty-fifty chance of ​surviving.
(Definition of fifty-fifty from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fifty-fifty”
in Chinese (Simplified) 各半(的), 对半(的), 平分(的)…
in Turkish yarı yarıya…
in Russian поровну, пополам…
in Chinese (Traditional) 各半(的), 對半(的), 平分(的)…
in Polish po połowie…
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