half term

half term

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  • half-term — half term′ n …   From formal English to slang

  • half-term — half terms also half term N VAR: oft at N Half term is a short holiday in the middle of a school term. [BRIT] There was no play school at half term, so I took them both to the cinema. ...the half term holidays …   English dictionary

  • half term — noun BRITISH 1. ) count or uncount a vacation from school or college at MIDTERM 2. ) count one half of a school or college TERM …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • half-term — n BrE a short holiday from school in the middle of a ↑term …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • half-term — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a short holiday halfway through a school term …   English terms dictionary

  • half-term — noun a short vacation about halfway through a school term he came to visit at half term • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great Britain …   Useful english dictionary

  • half term — UK / US noun Word forms half term : singular half term plural half terms British 1) [countable/uncountable] a short holiday from school or university in the middle of a term (= one of the periods that the year is divided into). The American word… …   English dictionary

  • half term — see half term …   English dictionary

  • half-term — /haf ˈtɜm/ (say hahf term) noun Chiefly British a period usually half way through a school or other term, often made the occasion for a holiday …   Australian-English dictionary

  • half-term — noun Brit. a short holiday halfway through a school term …   English new terms dictionary

  • half-term — noun (C) BrE a short holiday from school in the middle of a term 1 (9) compare midterm 2 …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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