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halves

[ havz, hahvz ]
/ hævz, hɑvz /
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noun
plural of half.
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Idioms about halves

    by halves,
    1. incompletely or partially: to do things by halves.
    2. halfheartedly: better not at all than by halves.
    go halves, to share equally; divide evenly.

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halves

see by halves; go halves. Also see under half.

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