half-holiday
half-holiday \half-holiday\ n. a day on which half of the day is free from work or duty; a holiday of one half of a day. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • half holiday — ► NOUN ▪ a half day taken as a holiday, especially at school …   English terms dictionary

  • half-holiday — n BrE old fashioned an afternoon in which children do not have to go school = ↑half day …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • half-holiday — {n.} A day on which you get out of school or work in the afternoon. * /The principal said that Tuesday would be a half holiday./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • half-holiday — {n.} A day on which you get out of school or work in the afternoon. * /The principal said that Tuesday would be a half holiday./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • half-holiday — noun A day on which you get out of school or work in the afternoon. The principal said that Tuesday would be a half holiday …   Словарь американских идиом

  • half-holiday — /haf ˈhɒlədeɪ/ (say hahf holuhday) noun 1. a part, usually the afternoon, of a working day given for recreation. 2. the day on which there is such an afternoon: Tuesday is a half holiday …   Australian English dictionary

  • half-holiday — half a day off work (for a holiday) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • half-holiday — /haf hol i day , hahf /, n. a holiday limited to half a working day or half an academic day. [1545 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • half holiday — noun a half day taken as a holiday, especially at school …   English new terms dictionary

  • half-holiday — noun a day on which half is free from work or duty • Hypernyms: ↑holiday …   Useful english dictionary

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