half year


Definition of half year

1 : one half of a year (as January to June or July to December)
2 : one of two academic terms : semester

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half-yearly \ ˈ⸗ˈ⸗⸗ \ adverb (or adjective)

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“Half year.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half%20year. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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