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half term

n
(Education) education
a. a short holiday midway through an academic term
b. (as modifier): a half-term holiday.
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half term

n (Brit) (Scol) → vacanza a or di metà trimestre
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Even in this country, four nights at Centre Parcs the week before half term is PS549.
"Like half term. One teacher here has made the pupils believe that we will go for half term, yet we all know how half term will take us back," Kuya answered.
Children, parents and teachers were invited to decorate stones over February half term as part of an optional community art project, the theme could be something they like or could reflect their individual personalities.
We've taken a look at some of the events coming up thisFebruary half term, which runs from February 16 - 24, that are definitely worth booking in advance.
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Kicking off this half term, the NCS programme begins with a week stay at an outdoor adventure cen--pate in a variety of adventure activities as well as learning and developing employability skills.
The upcoming 2018/19 school year is the first time in several years where Kirklees' autumn half term will be in line with other parts of West Yorkshire.
This half term there are more reasons than ever to head to Cheshire Oaks where you can discover the centres latest addition; iconic American footwear company Converse, and check out the new look stores that have just seen makeovers in the centre; including Gant and The North Face.