Definition of half-term noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌhɑːf ˈtɜːm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhæf ˈtɜːrm//
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(in British schools) a short holiday/vacation in the middle of each term the half-term break/holiday What are you doing at half-term? It’s the half-term break next week. Your essays should be handed in before half-term. See related entries: School life