how to pronounce halfpenny


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halfpenny is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of halfpenny


  1. A quantity of money worth half a penny.
  2. A discontinued British coin worth half of one penny (old or new).


  1. Costing or worth one halfpenny.


  1. A surname​.

halfpenny frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word halfpenny occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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