Meaning of “half-price” in the English Dictionary

"half-price" in British English

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half-priceadjective, adverb

uk /ˌhɑːfˈpraɪs/ us /ˌhæfˈpraɪs/

A2 costing half the usual price:

I got some half-price pizzas at the supermarket.
Children aged 12 and under get in half-price.

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  • People who are 65 years old and over can get half-price tickets.
  • This coat was half-price in the sales - a real bargain.

half-pricenoun [ U ]

uk /ˌhɑːfˈpraɪs/ us /ˌhæfˈpraɪs/

(Definition of “half-price” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"half price" in Business English

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half pricenoun [ U ]


half of the normal price:

Tickets are now going for half price on eBay.
Stay at the four-star hotel for less than half price until December 25.

Tickets are $18.50, $10 for students, half-price for seniors.

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