half-day Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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half-dayadjective [before noun]

uk   us  
lasting for a morning or an afternoon, rather than the whole day: The Nikkei ​finished up 148.53 at 10,825.17 after a half-day (​trading) ​session. a half-day ​program/​seminar/​workshop

half daynoun [C]

uk   us   WORKPLACE
a day when ​people only ​work in either the morning or the afternoon, or when ​stores, ​businesses, etc. are only ​open in either the morning or the afternoon: She ​works Mondays, Wednesdays and a half day Fridays so she can ​spend more ​time with her two toddlers. Fees are £150 for a half day.
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