fifty-fifty


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fif·ty-fif·ty

(fĭf′tē-fĭf′tē)
adj.
1. Divided or shared in two equal portions: a fifty-fifty split.
2. Being equally likely or unlikely: had a fifty-fifty chance of surviving.

fif′ty-fif′ty adv.

fifty-fifty

adj, adv
informal shared or sharing equally; in equal parts

fifty-fif•ty

or 50-50

(ˈfɪf tiˈfɪf ti)

adj.
1. equally good and bad, likely and unlikely, favorable and unfavorable, etc.: a fifty-fifty chance.
adv.
2. in an evenly or equally divided way.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fifty-fifty - equal in degree or extent or amountfifty-fifty - equal in degree or extent or amount; or equally matched or balanced; "even amounts of butter and sugar"; "on even terms"; "it was a fifty-fifty (or even) split"; "had a fifty-fifty (or even) chance"; "an even fight"
equal - having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law"

fifty-fifty

adjective
Neither favorable or unfavorable:
Translations

fifty-fifty

[ˈfɪftɪˈfɪftɪ]
A. ADJ we have a fifty-fifty chance of successtenemos un cincuenta por ciento de posibilidades de éxito
it's a fifty-fifty deales un negocio a medias
we'll do it on a fifty-fifty basislo haremos a medias
B. ADV to go fifty-fifty with sbir a medias con algn

fifty-fifty

advhalbe-halbe (inf), → fifty-fifty (inf); to go fifty-fifty (with somebody)(mit jdm) halbe-halbe or fifty-fifty machen (inf)
adj it was a fifty-fifty dealbei dem Handel sollte fifty-fifty geteilt werden (inf); they had fifty-fifty shares in the businesssie waren zu fünfzig Prozent an der Firma beteiligt; he has a fifty-fifty chance of survival/victoryer hat eine fünfzigprozentige Überlebens-/Gewinnchance

fifty-fifty

[ˈfɪftɪˈfɪftɪ] adj & adv to go fifty-fifty with sbfare a metà con qn
we have a fifty-fifty chance of success → abbiamo una probabilità su due di successo

fifty

(ˈfifti) noun
1. the number or figure 50.
2. the age of 50.
adjective
1. 50 in number.
2. aged 50.
ˈfifties noun plural
1. the period of time between one's fiftieth and sixtieth birthdays.
2. the range of temperatures between fifty and sixty degrees.
3. the period of time between the fiftieth and sixtieth years of a century.
ˈfiftieth noun
1. one of fifty equal parts.
2. (also adjective) (the) last of fifty (people, things etc); (the) next after the forty-ninth.
fifty-
having fifty (of something). a fifty-page book.
ˈfifty-year-old noun
a person or animal that is fifty years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is fifty years old.
ˌfifty-ˈfifty adverb
half and half. We'll divide the money fifty-fifty.
adjective
equal. a fifty-fifty chance.

fifty-fifty

مُنَاصَفَةً napůl fifty-fifty halbe-halbe μισά-μισά, μισός-μισός a medias tasan moitié moitié pola-pola, polovičan a metà, diviso a metà 五分五分で, 五分五分の 반반으로, 반반의 half-om-half halvt om halvt, jevnt fordelt pół na pół a meias, meio a meio поровну, равный femtiofem, fifty-fifty ห้าสิบต่อห้าสิบ yarı yarıya năm mươi-năm mươi 对半分的, 对半地
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