Definition of “fifty-fifty” - English Dictionary

“fifty-fifty” in English

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fifty-fiftyadverb, adjective

uk /ˌfɪf.tiˈfɪf.ti/ us /ˌfɪf.tiˈfɪf.ti/

(Definition of “fifty-fifty” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“fifty-fifty” in American English

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fifty-fiftyadjective, adverb

us /ˈfɪf·tiˈfɪf·ti/

(into) equal halves:

They divided the work fifty-fifty.

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

“fifty-fifty” in Business English

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fifty-fiftyadjective, adverb

uk /ˌfɪftiˈfɪfti/ us

divided equally between two people, organizations, or groups:

fifty-fifty partners/partnership The board offered a merger on a fifty-fifty partnership basis.
The sex ratio within the organization is around fifty-fifty.
split/divide/share sth fifty-fifty Oil revenues, he noted, were currently split fifty-fifty between the north and the south.

divided equally between two possibilities:

This business has only a fifty-fifty chance of surviving.

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