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half yearnoun [C]

uk   us   ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a ​period of six months: Pre-tax ​profits in the half ​yearsurged to £73 million.
half-year
The bank's half-year ​earningsrose 214% from the same ​period last ​year.
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