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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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To review the length of the autumn term when considering where autumn half-term falls
In addition, all three options include Christmas holiday, Easter holiday and summer half-term break at similar dates as surrounding areas (including Leicester city), and include the traditional early start of the summer holiday.
The difference in price doesn't seem to have an impact on the popularity of Butlins, with Minehead proving a hit at half-term.
Many have specific activities programmed for half-term.
But when half-term starts the price more than doubles to PS721 - up by almost 110 per cent.
The AA is warning that main routes are likely to be busier than usual as many schools break up for half-term, with an earlier than usual rush hour.
The company said that autumn half-term breaks could cost as much as 104% more than a holiday taken just a week later.
MPs will have a half-term break next week - even though many schools, including in Worcestershire and Birmingham, take holidays this week.
Charnwood Borough Council's holiday activity programme is back for February half-term with a host of activities on offer.
At Center Parcs, families can save up to PS600 thanks to the Welsh half-term holiday being a week later, while at Butlins you can expect to pay around PS50 less.