halfway

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English halfwey, from Old English healfweg(half-way), equivalent to half- +‎ way. Cognate with Saterland Frisian hoolfwais(halfway), Dutch halfweg(halfway), German halbwegs(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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