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half

One half of one point. For stock quotes, a half represents one half of $1, or 50¢. For bond quotes, a half represents one half of 1% of par, or $5. For option quotes, a half represents $50.
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M&M/Mars responded half-heartedly to news about child slavery in the West African cocoa fields and refuses to convert a modest 5 percent of its product to Fair Trade cocoa.
Even when they realize the tower was founded on injustice and tyranny, even when they violently and half-heartedly preach against injustice, even when they long to be human and whole, they are "trapped by their education, pinned down by their capital" and remain on top of their leaning tower.
Half-heartedly attendees attempted to focus on the business at hand as new reports continued to drift in.
Nothing is more of a turn-off to recruiters than a candidate who is only half-heartedly going through the job search process.
quarreling half-heartedly, or maybe just calling out
Ingenuity hides the keyboard, but not the workstation; dishonesty of expression being only half-heartedly adopted.
But they had only half-heartedly invested in automating the crucial production engineering process which, in my analysis, was creating a major bottleneck in the industrial process.
A red-winged blackbird who attacks with zest when researchers present a stuffed bird suffers fewer territorial intrusions afterward than the bird who attacks the dummy half-heartedly.
Others have erred and then half-heartedly tried to correct their mistakes by "cleaning up" their lines of brand -- e.
It's important to show where past efforts and recommendations either were ignored or implemented half-heartedly.
The one "comedy" set piece, regarding The Revenant (which believe me, I'll get to), and its controversial bear-mauling scene, saw Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill half-heartedly improvise with one of those little-kid bear hats it looked like Jonah picked up himself at Walgreen's on the way to the show.
However, we feel that Comelec will again act on this request half-heartedly, that is why we seek relief before the high tribunal today, Ridon said in a statement.