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half hour

Pronunciation: /ˈhæfˈaʊr; ˌhɑːfˈaʊə(r)/

Translation of half hour in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (30 minutes) media hora (feminine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [journey/show] de media hora it's a good half hour walk queda a una media hora larga andando
    Example sentences
    • They had just been walking around for the past half-hour looking for a way out.
    • Nevertheless, having more than survived the following half-hour, next day you want to do it again.
    • The entire sequence takes a good half-hour of screen time, by the end of which you are entirely confused.
    1.2 (30 minutes past hour) trains leave every hour on the half hour los trenes salen a y media cada hora

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