1. a period of 50 years

    during the past half-century

    1. a score or grouping of 50

      a half-century of points

    2. ( as modifier )

      as I near the half-century mark

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After a half-century of frigid relations, the U.S. and Cuba have agreed to a thaw as the result of 18 months of secret talks.

I asked him to describe the U.S. mission that will likely revert back to the embassy it was more than a half century ago.

For much of the past half century, the rustbelt states suffered high levels of unemployment.

In some ways the emerging age of inheritance stems from the success Americans enjoyed over the past half century.

In this last half-century plus, only George H.W. Bush was able to win a third term for his party.

In the last half-century the art of reed voicing has been entirely revolutionized.

Pernambuco had during the half century which had elapsed since the expulsion of the Dutch had time to recruit.

What then of conditions of civilization in our country in the last half-century?

This state of affairs has varied very little for the last half-century.

The very threat of one to the Scotch peasant of a half-century ago was a sentence of death.





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