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half-hour

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhalf-hourˌhalf-ˈhour, half hour noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š a period of time that is 30 minutes long πŸ”Š Fay had been in her room for a good half-hour. β€”half-hour adjective πŸ”Š a half-hour TV show
Examples from the Corpus
half-hourβ€’ Probably walking for a half-hour through the terminal.β€’ In a half-hour audience the King's new National Government was created.β€’ But then it was a half-hour, then 40 minutes.β€’ I got off work a half-hour ago.β€’ There were beautiful paintings, musical tributes to the island, a rousing half-hour of drumming.β€’ She had gone well over the half-hour.β€’ The half-hour show uses these to the fullest, setting up straw man after straw man for Daria to demolish.β€’ Our hypothetical Ann could eat her packet of peanuts, for example, if she added three half-hour swims to her weekly routine.
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