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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 ofhalf: Cut the ​chickenbreasts 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 ​achievesuccess: 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 ​workmeans you can go halves on the ​cost of ​gas.
(Definition of halves from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “halves”
in Chinese (Simplified) 一半,半个…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一半,半個…
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“halves” in Business English

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