half pay definition

  • adjective:
    • half the wages or salary; reduced pay; as, an officer on half pay.
  • noun:
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    • Half the total amount of wages or salary; decreased pay (seldom literally half the entire pay); a lower life expectancy allowance compensated to an officer if not in real solution, or after pension at the conclusion of a prescribed term.
    • paid off wage compensated to someone who is certainly not working regular
  • others:
    • Receiving or entitled to half-pay: as, a half-pay officer.

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