half-year

See also: halfyear

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From half- +‎ year.

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half-year (plural half-years)

  1. The period of time equal to half a year; normally referred to as 6 months, but a half-year is more exactly 182.5 days (without a leap day)
    • 1906, The Investor's Monthly Manual - Volume 36 - Page 381:
      The report for the half-year ended December 31st states that the gross earnings of the half-year are Rs.8,72,854 less, the working expenses Rs.1o,41,28o more, and the net earnings Rs.19,14,134 less than those of the corresponding halfyear of 1904.

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