half-century

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half-century

n, pl -ies
1. a period of 50 years: during the past half-century.
2.
a. a score or grouping of 50: a half-century of points.
b. (as modifier): as I near the half-century mark.
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Noun1.half-century - a period of 50 years
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
century - a period of 100 years
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half-century

[hɑːfˈsentjʊrɪ] N (Cricket) → cincuenta tantos mpl
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