first half

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Noun1.first half - the first of two halves of play
half - one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval
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The first half of the winter of 1806, which Nicholas Rostov spent in Moscow, was one of the happiest, merriest times for him and the whole family.
I completed the first half of my freshman year, and in January of
YOKOHAMA, Japan -- Chiyoda Corporation (OTC:CHYCF), Japan's leading engineering and construction firm, today reported consolidated financial results for the first half of the current fiscal year ending March 31, 2006.
Abbey passed for 167 yards in the first half, including a 35-yard touchdown pass to Elieff.
4 million in the first half of 2017, declining by 57.
Summary: Bank of Beirut's consolidated net profits reached $52 million in the first half of 2012, up by 6.
7 percent annualized rate of return on average surplus for first-half 2011 was the lowest for any first half since the start of ISO's quarterly records in 1986 and 7.
Massey Knakal Realty Services' newly-released New York City Income Property Market Report, prepared by Miller Cicero, LLC, reveals that all indicators suggest higher values in the first half of 2006 for walk-ups, elevatored buildings and mixed-use properties.
The combined ratio--a key measure of losses and other underwriting expenses per dollar of premium--improved 1 percent to 92 percent in the first half of 2006 from 93 percent in the first half of 2005.
The slow-footed Cardinal had 69 yards of offense in the first half and had four first downs.
In the trade magazine sector, M&A deal volume fell 30% to 16 deals while dollar volume declined 29% to $169 million in the first half of 2001.
Through the first half of the year, VARDS reported sales of $72.