half price

half price UK US noun [U] COMMERCE
half of the normal price: »

A new discount scheme allows shoppers to buy petrol at half price.


Tickets are now going for half price on eBay.


Stay at the four-star hotel for less than half price until December 25.

half-price adjective

Tickets are $18.50, $10 for students, half-price for seniors.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • half-price — ˌhalf ˈprice , half price noun [uncountable] half the usual price: • Many shoes are at half price or less. half price adjective : • On Sundays from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., admission is half price. half price adverb …   Financial and business terms

  • half price — n [U] half the usual price →↑full price at half price ▪ Many shoes are at half price or less. >half price adj ▪ Half price tickets will be sold on the day. >half price adv ▪ Children aged 2 14 go half price …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Half price — Half Half (h[aum]f), a. [AS. healf, half, half; as a noun, half, side, part; akin to OS., OFries., & D. half, G. halb, Sw. half, Dan. halv, Icel. h[=a]lfr, Goth. halbs. Cf. {Halve}, {Behalf}.] 1. Consisting of a moiety, or half; as, a half… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • half-price — adjective, adverb at half the usual price: half price tickets I can give it to you half price …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • half price — noun [noncount] : half of the original price I bought these shoes at half price. = I paid half price for these shoes. half price adj half price items All winter coats are half price today. half price adv …   Useful english dictionary

  • half-price — 1) ADJ: v link ADJ, ADJ n, ADJ after v If something is half price, it costs only half what it usually costs. Main courses are half price from 12.30pm to 2pm... Mind you, a half price suit still cost $400... We can get in half price. 2) N UNCOUNT …   English dictionary

  • half price — n. at half price (to admit children at half price) * * * at half price (to admit children at half price) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • half price — adverb at half the usual price: Do you like the new carpet? We got it half price in the sale. half price adjective: half price sale items …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • half-price — UK / US adjective, adverb at half the usual price half price tickets They were forced to sell most of the stock half price. a half price offer …   English dictionary

  • half-price — adjective & adverb costing half the normal price. noun (half price) half the usual price …   English new terms dictionary

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