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Definition of "half-century" []

  • Fifty years; half of a century. (noun)
  • A score of 50 runs by a single batsman (noun)
  • A score of 50 points in a single game. (noun)

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Use "half-century" in a sentence
  • "Jones wrote "Soul Bossa Nova" in 1962 - proof that a half-century later, the veteran music man has still got the groove."
  • "And LeBeau has been involved with the NFL for about a half-century and is in the Hall of Fame."
  • "Things haven't changed much in the last half-century or so."