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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhalf-termˌhalf-ˈterm noun [countable]  British EnglishHOLIDAY a short holiday from school in the middle of a term
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half-termHalf-term is the last week in October.Starting at Easter, the bookings would continue more or less uninterrupted until after the autumn half-term at the end of October.They did visit him at his school for Sports Days; and Luke sometimes came home for half-terms.May I take this opportunity to wish everyone a safe and happy half-term holiday.Look at the agenda and your personal notes from the staff meetings for the past half-term.A combination of rain, half-term and roadworks.Those parents wishing to pay for the half-term should please send £46.90.It rained all through half-term.Or would be busy sorting things out at school with the run-up to half-term.Also open weekends, half-terms, school holidays in winter.
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