midyear
noun Date: 1896 1. a. an examination at the middle of an academic year b. plural the set of examinations at the middle of an academic year; also the period of such examinations 2. a. the middle or middle portion of a calendar year b. the middle of an academic year • midyear adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • midyear — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: mid (I) + year 1. a. : the middle or middle portion of a calendar year the warm weather in midyear b …   Useful english dictionary

  • midyear — n. at midyear * * * [ mɪdjɪə] at midyear at midyear …   Combinatory dictionary

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  • midyear — /mid year , year / for 1; /mid year / for 2, 3, n. 1. the middle of the year. 2. Often, midyears. Informal. an examination at the middle of a school year. adj. 3. of, pertaining to, or occurring in midyear: midyear exams. [1325 75; ME; see MID ,… …   Universalium

  • midyear — noun /mɪdˈjɪə/ (say mid year) 1. the middle of the year. –adjective /ˈmɪdjɪə/ (say midyear) 2. relating to or occurring in midyear …   Australian English dictionary

  • midyear — mid•year [[t]ˈmɪdˈyɪər, ˌyɪər[/t]] for 1; [[t] ˌyɪər[/t]] for 2,3 n. 1) the middle of the year 2) inf edu Often, midyears. an examination at the middle of a school year 3) of, pertaining to, or occurring in midyear …   From formal English to slang

  • midyear — noun a) The middle part of a year b) An examination taken in the middle part of an academic year …   Wiktionary

  • midyear — mɪdjɪr / jɪə , jɜː n. middle of the year adj. of or pertaining to the middle of the year; occurring in the middle of the year …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Midyear's Day —    Also called Loëndë, the day that fell in the middle of the year was an important feature in many of the calendars of Middle earth. On a modern calendar, Midyear s Day would be 22 June …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

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