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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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He had spoken out in the past against his family's dynastic control of North Korea, and in a 2012 book was quoted as saying he believed his half-brother lacked leadership qualities.
"I did not know if he was a minor thenaACA* I am not even sure that he is my half-brother. Until now, it has not been proven that he is my half-brother," replied the suspect.
Explain that you're telling them as one day in the future they might want to meet their half-brothers. You don't want it coming as a shock later on in life.
Derek Robinson only met his half-brother Gilbert Robinson four times and lost contact with him many years ago after their father's funeral.
Succession in Saudi Arabia passes from half-brother to half-brother, rather than from father to son.
His half-brother Jermain rushed to Gavin's bedside from training with Tottenham after learning he was unlikely to survive.
A man has been convicted of killing Jade Defoe (above), half-brother of striker Jermain Defoe (top)
THE half-brother of US President Barack Obama has been arrested in Kenya for alleged possession of cannabis.
Q I AM in love with a boy but I can't tell anyone about it because he is my stepmum's half-brother.
Child labor is not as tightly regulated as it is back home, and I think of how this is part of the world in which my half-brother grew.
And, just for good measure, the official Ipswich website was calling him Kanu's half-brother.
He then phoned his half-brother, alleged gang member Marcus Ellis, saying, 'Your lot shot my sister.'