Meaning of “second half” in the English Dictionary

"second half" in Business English

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second halfnoun [ C, usually singular ]

uk us

US also fiscal second half FINANCE, ACCOUNTING the second period of six months in a company's financial year:

The company was hopeful of a 1% improvement in the second half.

the second period of six months of the year:

Economic growth in the second half of this year is likely to be close to predictions.

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