What does half-century mean?

Definitions for half-century

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. half-century(noun)

    a period of 50 years


  1. half-century(Noun)

    fifty years. a half century.

  2. half-century(Noun)

    A score of 50 runs by a single batsman


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of half-century in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of half-century in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michel Platini:

    During this last half-century or so, FIFA has only had two presidents, recent events force the supreme governing body of world soccer to turn over a new leaf and rethink its governance.

  2. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    One of the most generous columnists in the newspaper world was 'Jimmy Hatlo': He gave a 'Tip of the Hatlo Hat' to millions of contributors and sages in his syndicated column during the first half century of the twentieth!

  3. Kip Thorne:

    For us to spend basically a half-century since the three of us started working in this field, to have it actually be pulled off successfully in the manner we dreamed – it was really remarkable and wonderful, i'm forever grateful to the team that got it done.

  4. Larry Eichel:

    In the 1970's, this city was right in middle of half a century of population decline, in the last eight years, the city has grown by 72,000 people. That's not as much as other cities, but when you put it in the context of a half century of decline, it's an achievement.

  5. Bill Clinton:

    Edgar Wayburn has worked to preserve the most breath-taking examples of the American landscape. In fact, over the course of more than a half-century, both as President of the Sierra Club and as a private citizen, he has saved more of our wilderness than any person alive.

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