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halfway house

n.
1. A rehabilitation center where people who have left an institution, such as a hospital or prison, are helped to readjust to the outside world.
2. A stopping place, such as an inn, that marks the midpoint of a journey.

halfway house

n
1. a place to rest midway on a journey
2. the halfway point in any progression
3. (Social Welfare) a centre or hostel designed to facilitate the readjustment to private life of released prisoners, former psychiatric patients, etc
4. (Banking & Finance) Brit a compromise: a halfway house between fixed and floating exchange rates.

half′way house`


n.
1. an inn or stopping place situated approximately midway between two places on a road.
2. a temporary residence for persons newly released from psychiatric hospitals, prisons, or other institutions.
Translations

halfway house

nGasthaus ntauf halbem Weg; (= hostel)offene Anstalt; (fig)Zwischending nt; we could stop off at the King’s Head, that’s a halfway housewir können im „King’s Head“ einkehren, das liegt auf halbem Wege; it is a halfway house between democracy and …das ist ein Zwischending zwischen Demokratie und …; (non-temporal) → es nimmt eine Zwischenstellung zwischen Demokratie und … ein

halfway house

n (hostel) centro di riadattamento alla vita sociale per ex detenuti (fig) → via di mezzo

halfway house

n (US) casa de rehabilitación (esp. para drogadictos y alcohólicos después de tratamiento y antes de volver a la sociedad)
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Then we can meet in the halfway house and have nice times.
But I alighted at the Halfway House, and breakfasted there, and walked the rest of the distance; for, I sought to get into the town quietly by the unfrequented ways, and to leave it in the same manner.
Before Kate had returned any reply, a queer little double knock announced that Miss La Creevy had called to see them; and when Miss La Creevy presented herself, Mrs Nickleby, though strongly disposed to be argumentative on the previous question, forgot all about it in a gush of supposes about the coach she had come by; supposing that the man who drove must have been either the man in the shirt-sleeves or the man with the black eye; that whoever he was, he hadn't found that parasol she left inside last week; that no doubt they had stopped a long while at the Halfway House, coming down; or that perhaps being full, they had come straight on; and, lastly, that they, surely, must have passed Nicholas on the road.
In preparation for the planned localized peace talks, Ano reiterated the DILG will construct more halfway houses for rebel surrenderers.
Ano said processing centers, or halfway houses, are temporary residences, which be new structures, established in places under local government units that would ask for such facilities.
Defence Undersecretary Rey Mapagu, head of Task Force Balik Loob, said the homes would serve as "halfway houses" for the former rebels in their transition towards life in mainstream society.
(https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2018/03/27/dance-moms-star-abby-lee-miller-released-federal-prison/462751002/) USA Today reported that halfway houses are places where inmates are sent before they return to society.
The Philippines will set up halfway houses in various areas of the country where former insurgents can stay temporarily as they move back into mainstream society, officials say.
The sick cons had been judged suitable for release from prison - and were apparently under strict supervision in halfway houses. Over the past seven years, 21 convicted sex offenders have committed additional sexual offences while at bail hostels.
The cons had been judged suitable for release and were supposed to be under strict supervision in halfway houses.