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Sentence count:6Posted:2023-11-16Updated:2023-11-16
Similar words: half payhalf-pinthalf-pricehalf poundhalf pennyhalf pricehalfpennyhalf-and-halfMeaning: n. reduced wage paid to someone who is not working full time. 
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1 He left the navy on half-pay in 1785 to spend nine months in London developing his special interest in midwifery.
2 Half-pay was to be granted to disbanded officers, to enable them to be recalled if necessary.
3 They can retire after 20 years on half-pay, and most do; about 3, 000 leave each year.
4 He had nothing save his meagre half-pay as chief of squadron.
5 The Restoration had placed him on half-pay, then had sent him into residence, that is to say, under surveillance, at Vernon.
6 The man thought, "There is no doubt that this is a very intelligent bull, who knows I have given him only half-pay."
More similar words: half payhalf-pinthalf-pricehalf poundhalf pennyhalf pricehalfpennyhalf-and-halfwolf packrate of paymode of paymentterm of paymentmeans of paymentterms of paymentmethod of paymentbalance of paymentbalance of paymentshalfone-halfhalf farenot halfbehalfhalfwayin halfhalf-hourhalf-tonehalftonehalf notelast halfhalf-moon
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