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half-price

adjective, adverb
1.
for half the normal price: children go half-price
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • Let's carry them back to the old-iron shop, and get the fellow to buy them back at half-price!

    The Channings Mrs. Henry Wood
  • And he agreed to take the whole lot back at half-price at the end of a year!

    Paris Vistas Helen Davenport Gibbons
  • Charged for work done by Ursula Malbone, and charged at half-price!

    The Chainbearer J. Fenimore Cooper
  • Military men are admitted for half-price, and may keep on their spurs.

  • I'll come with you, and then they'll see I'm only half-price.

    The Doctor's Dilemma Hesba Stretton
  • Keepsake—Forget-me-not—all the last year's annuals at half-price!

    Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities Robert Smith Surtees
  • If I were master here, on days like this, I would charge an admission fee of two sous a head, with half-price for children.

    Monsieur Lecoq, v.1 Emile Gaboriau

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