half-baked Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"half-baked" in British English

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half-bakedadjective

uk   /ˌhɑːfˈbeɪkt/  us   /ˌhæf-/ informal disapproving
A half-baked ​idea or ​plan has not been ​consideredcarefully enough: The ​government has come up with a half-baked ​scheme for ​trainingteachers on the ​job.
(Definition of half-baked from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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half-bakedadjective

 /ˈhæfˈbeɪkt/
not ​planned or ​consideredcarefully enough: a half-baked ​scheme
(Definition of half-baked from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “half-baked”
in Chinese (Simplified) (想法或计划)考虑不周全的,草率的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (想法或計劃)考慮不周全的,草率的…
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