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other half

the people of an economic class clearly different from one's own or from that to which reference is being made:
a glimpse of how the other half lives.
Informal. one's spouse. Unabridged
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  • The other half of the draw has represented the sport well in the magazine's pages.
  • The other half came out of the hip-hop revolution of the eighties.
  • Half the subjects got their cookies from a jar with ten cookies in it, and the other half got their cookies from a jar with two.
  • While half of the sun's power lies in the visible spectrum, the other half lies in the infrared spectrum.
  • Native people, loggers, and environmentalists sat down to help thrash out a plan for the other half.
  • Half of the island is stores and restaurants and the other half has hotels, pools and a beach.
  • The other half will eventually be upgraded to real-time status.
  • Fill the other half of the worm bin with fresh bedding and bury food scraps on that side.
  • Meanwhile, the other half of the city is open and free and not always pleasant.
  • Half of the sky is blue and sunny, the other half is covered by a huge cloud.
Contemporary definitions for other half

a person's partner or spouse's 21st Century Lexicon
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