midyear

[ mid-yeer, -yeer for 1; mid-yeer for 2, 3 ]
/ ˈmɪdˈyɪər, -ˌyɪər for 1; ˈmɪdˌyɪər for 2, 3 /

noun

the middle of the year.
Often midyears. Informal. an examination at the middle of a school year.

adjective

of, relating to, or occurring in midyear: midyear exams.

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Origin of midyear

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at mid-, year
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British Dictionary definitions for mid-year

midyear
/ (ˈmɪdˈjɪə) /

noun

  1. the middle of the year
  2. (as modifier)a midyear examination
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