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halfway housenoun

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[C] a ​place where ​prisoners or ​people with ​mentalhealthproblems can ​stay after they ​leaveprison or ​hospital and before they ​start to ​live on ​their own [C usually singular] something that ​combinesparticularfeatures of two other things, ​especially in ​order to ​try to ​pleasepeople who do not like the two things on ​their own: The new ​proposals are a ​halfwayhouse between the ​originaltreaty and the ​revisedversion.
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