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half

noun, determiner
 
 
/hɑːf/ ( plural halves)
A2 [C, U] one of two equal parts of something; 1/2;
yarısı
Rice is eaten by half of the world's population. Cut the lemons into halves. It'll take half an hour to get there. Jenny lived in Beijing for a year and a half.Fractions
break/cut/split sth in half B1 to divide something into two equal parts
iki eşit parçaya bölmek
Divide the dough in half and roll it out into two circles.IncompleteSeparating and dividing
decrease/increase, etc sth by half to make something smaller/larger, etc by half its size
yarı yarıya azaltmak/çoğaltmak
The drug reduces the risk of stroke by half.FractionsIncompleteBecoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
half past one/two/three, etc mainly UK A1 30 minutes past one o'clock/two o'clock/three o'clock, etc
bir/iki/üç vb. buçuk
We got back to our hotel at half past seven.Watches and clocks
half one/two/three, etc UK informal A1 30 minutes past one o'clock/two o'clock/three o'clock, etc
bir/iki/üç vb. buçuk
"What time does it start?" "About half six."Watches and clocks
(Definition of half noun, determiner from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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