fifty-fifty fifty-fifty n. a lottery in which the organizers retain fifty percent of the money wagered, and distribute fifty percent of the wagered money to the winner. [PJC]

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  • fifty-fifty — [ fiftififti ] loc. adv. et n. m. • 1928; angl. « cinquante (pour cent) cinquante (pour cent) » ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ Loc. adv. Fam. Moitié moitié. Partager fifty fifty. 2 ♦ N. m. Yacht de croisière pouvant marcher à la voile ou au moteur. Des fifty… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • fifty-fifty — ˌfifty ˈfifty adjective 1. divided or shared equally between two people, companies etc: • It was suggested that they continue the development on a fifty fifty cost sharing basis. fifty fifty adverb : • We decided to split the costs fifty fifty. 2 …   Financial and business terms

  • fifty-fifty — adj. equally large; of probabilities. Syn: even. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fifty-fifty — adj., adv. VERBS ▪ be ▪ divide sth, go, split sth ▪ We ll divide the profit fifty fifty. ▪ We went fifty fifty on the meal …   Collocations dictionary

  • fifty-fifty — adv, adj spoken 1.) if you divide something fifty fifty, you divide it equally between two people, companies etc divide/split/share sth fifty fifty ▪ The companies split the profits fifty fifty. ▪ We ll share it on a fifty fifty basis . go fifty… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • fifty-fifty — Adv halbe halbe erw. fremd. Erkennbar fremd (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. fifty fifty (also: für beide Teile je 50 ^%).    Ebenso nndl. fifty fifty, ne. fifty fifty, nfrz. fifty fifty, nnorw. fifty fifty. ✎ Askew, H. Notes & Queries 163… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Fifty Fifty — (Urdu script: ففٹی ففٹی) was a popular Pakistan television series which was aired on the national television PTV during the early 1980s. The programme was a sketch comedy considered by many critics as one of the best television shows to be… …   Wikipedia

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  • fifty-fifty — (izg. fȉfti fȉfti) pril. DEFINICIJA pola pola 1. podjednako podijeljen [platiti račun fifty fifty] 2. s jednakim izgledima [izgledi su nam fifty fifty] ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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