mid·year | \-ˌyir \

Definition of midyear 

1a : an examination at the middle of an academic year

b midyears plural : the set of examinations at the middle of an academic year also : the period of such examinations

2a : the middle or middle portion of a calendar year

b : the middle of an academic year

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midyear adjective

Examples of midyear in a Sentence

She expects to get a promotion at midyear.

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The Council did institute language to specify that midyear enrollees who participate in postseason competition before or during their first term at the school cannot use the exception. Matt Murschel, OrlandoSentinel.com, "NCAA approves changes to redshirt rule," 13 June 2018 To appeal your aid offer, even midyear, contact your school’s financial aid office. Washington Post, "Where college students can find emergency money and housing," 1 May 2018 If a student enrolls midyear and plays in a postseason football game before or during their first term, the new rule does not apply. Jenna West, SI.com, "Football Players Can Now Play Up to Four Games Without Losing a Season of Eligibility," 13 June 2018 If not, the item could be considered later in the midyear budget. Sara Cardine, latimes.com, "LCF City Council grants $353k in community group requests in 2018-19 budget," 27 June 2018 Just one of the bills — a measure that would have prevented Malloy or any future governor from cutting education funding midyear — even came close. Christopher Keating, courant.com, "All Malloy Vetoes Upheld; Lawmakers Fail On Overrides," 25 June 2018 Can the midyear arrival of the plus-sized Ascent lure first-time Subaru buyers? Jeff Yip, Houston Chronicle, "Newly arrived 2019 Subaru Ascent fills three-row midsize SUV niche," 24 June 2018 Others have gotten into the program midyear, but still have debt from earlier in the semester. Allison Klein, Washington Post, "Philando Castile used to buy lunch for poor students. That act of kindness didn’t die with him.," 7 Mar. 2018 But the Department of Health and Human Services could, in theory, create exceptions to those rules or rewrite them in way that could upend coverage for some consumers midyear, Levitt said. courant.com, "'You've handed us an issue:' Democrats pounce on Trump administration's health care move," 11 June 2018

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First Known Use of midyear

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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English Language Learners Definition of midyear

: the middle of a year

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