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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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