Meaning of “halves” in the English Dictionary

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"halves" in British English

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halves

uk /hɑːvz/ us /hævz/

(Definition of “halves” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"halves" in American English

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halves

us /hævz/

pl of half:

Cut the chicken breasts into halves.

(Definition of “halves” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"halves" in Business English

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halvesnoun [ plural ]

uk /hɑːvz/ us /hævz/
not/never do things by halves informal

to always put as much effort and enthusiasm into doing things as possible in order to achieve success:

You have to admire her determination -- she never does things by halves.
go halves informal

if two people go halves, they each pay half the price of something:

go halves on sth Sharing a car to work means you can go halves on the cost of gas.

(Definition of “halves” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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