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  • half-understood — half understood′ adj …   From formal English to slang

  • half-understood — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • half — [ hæf ] (plural halves [ hævz ] ) function word, quantifier *** Half can be used in the following ways: as a predeterminer (followed by a word such as a, the, this, or his ): We live half a mile up the road. I have to spend half my time taking… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • half */*/*/ — UK [hɑːf] / US [hæf] adjective, adverb, noun, number, predeterminer, pronoun Word forms half : singular half plural halves UK [hɑːvz] / US [hævz] Summary: Half can be used in the following ways: as a predeterminer (followed by a word such as a ,… …   English dictionary

  • half — /haf, hahf/, n., pl. halves /havz, hahvz/, adj., adv. n. 1. one of two equal or approximately equal parts of a divisible whole, as an object, or unit of measure or time; a part of a whole equal or almost equal to the remainder. 2. a quantity or… …   Universalium

  • half*/*/*/ — [hɑːf] (plural halves [hɑːvz] ) grammar word summary: Half can be: ■ a determiner: We live half a mile up the road. ■ a pronoun: Let s share the prize money. You can have half. ♦ Half of us are still unemployed. ■ an adjective: We ordered a half… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Half and half — refers to various beverages or liquid foods made of an equal parts mixture of two substances, including dairy products, alcoholic beverages, and soft drinks. Dairy product In the United States, half and half is a very light cream typically used… …   Wikipedia

  • Half-Life 2 — Cover art showing the series protagonist, Gordon Freeman Developer(s) Valve Corporation …   Wikipedia

  • Half-truth — A half truth comes in several forms, and is a deceptive statement, that includes some element of truth. The statement might be partly true, the statement may be totally true but only part of the whole truth, or it may utilize some deceptive… …   Wikipedia

  • Half twin — Semi identical twins are the result of a very rare form of twinning in which the twins inherit exactly the same genes from their mother but different genes from their father. The exact mechanism of their conception is not well understood.This… …   Wikipedia

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