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fifty-fifty

adverb, adjective uk   /ˌfɪf.tiˈfɪf.ti/ us  
(into) equal halves: They divided the prize fifty-fifty. There's only a fifty-fifty chance that she'll survive the operation.
Translations of “fifty-fifty”
in Chinese (Traditional) 各半(的), 對半(的), 平分(的)…
in Russian поровну, пополам…
in Turkish yarı yarıya…
in Chinese (Simplified) 各半(的), 对半(的), 平分(的)…
in Polish po połowie…
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