half-term Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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half-termnoun [C usually singular]

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in the UK, a ​shortholiday in the ​middle of each of the three ​periods into which the ​schoolyear is ​divided
(Definition of half-term from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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