fifty-fifty

adjective
fif·​ty-fif·​ty | \ ˌfif-tē-ˈfif-tē How to pronounce fifty-fifty (audio) \

Definition of fifty-fifty

1 : shared, assumed, or borne equally a fifty-fifty proposition
2 : half favorable and half unfavorable a fifty-fifty chance

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First Known Use of fifty-fifty

1913, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of fifty-fifty was in 1913

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“Fifty-fifty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fifty-fifty. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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fifty-fifty

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English Language Learners Definition of fifty-fifty

: shared equally
: equally good and bad

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