halfway

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From Middle English halfwey, from Old English healfweġ (half-way), equivalent to half- +‎ way. Cognate with Saterland Frisian hoolfwais (halfway), Dutch halfweg (halfway), German halbwegs (halfway), Danish halvvejs (halway), Swedish halvvägs (halfway).

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halfway (not comparable)

  1. Half of the way between two points; midway.
  2. Moderately; somewhat.
    a halfway decent place to sleep

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