how to pronounce halve


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the above transcription of halve is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

halve is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of halve in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… do that i'm going to halve it there's …”

meanings of halve


  1. In match play, to achieve a tie or draw on.
  2. To reduce to half the original amount.
  3. To divide into two halves.
  4. To join two pieces of timber etc. by cutting away each for half its thickness at the joining place, and fitting together.
  5. To make up half of.

halve frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word halve occurs in english on average 1.6 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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