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HALF. One equal part of a thing divided into two parts, either in fact or in contemplation. A moiety. This word is used in composition; as, half cent, half dime, &c.

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"It is against the law to deny learners the right to go for half-term break and all teachers must be aware of that.
Our city's brilliant aquarium Sea Life London, is offering tickets at nearly half price this half-term. The Groupon deal gets you entry plus a behind the scenes tour from just [pounds sterling]20.
Coun Deborah Taylor, the council's lead member for communities, said: "Our holiday activity programmes always prove popular and we hope what's available this half-term is no different.
The theme park will be open for the whole of the February break meaning kids can have an active and productive half-term indoors.
The theme park is giving away more than 400 Season Passes to families who visit and complete the challenge during the May Half-Term (May 26 -- June 3).
Option 1: This is the current Leicestershire pattern which includes an early autumn half-term break and an early spring half-term break.
Crafty ideas, high jinx and making waves are all on the half-term agenda
The cheapest longer-haul half-term option for families is Dubai, where the UAE dirham is currently more than 8% weaker than a year ago.
By searching around, we found that at Center Parcs you can save up to PS600, thanks to the Welsh half-term being a week later, and at Butlins you can expect to pay around PS50 less.
PARENTS could pick up a holiday bargain this half-term - thanks to different term-time dates in Wales and England.