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"halfway" in British English

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halfwayadjective, adverb

uk   /ˌhɑːfˈweɪ/  us   /ˌhæf-/
in the ​middle of something, or at a ​place that is ​equallyfar from two other ​places: New York City is halfway between Boston and Washington, DC. I'd like you to ​look at the ​diagram that is halfway downpage 27. She ​startedfeelingsick halfway throughdinner. The management's ​proposals don't ​even go halfway towardsmeetingourdemands.

halfwayadverb

uk   /ˌhɑːfˈweɪ/  us   /ˌhæf-/
(Definition of halfway from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"halfway" in American English

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halfwayadjective, adverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈhæfˈweɪ/
(being) at a ​place that is the same ​distance from two other ​places, or in the ​middle of something: We’re ​almost halfway there. At the halfway ​point of the ​race, he ​began to ​pull away. We’re about halfway through the ​renovation.
(Definition of halfway from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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