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[fif-tee-fif-tee] /ˈfɪf tiˈfɪf ti/

equally good and bad, likely and unlikely, favorable and unfavorable, etc.:
a fifty-fifty chance of winning.
in an evenly or equally divided way:
The board voted fifty-fifty on the merger.
go fifty-fifty (on), to share equally in the cost, responsibility, or profits (of):
We went fifty-fifty on the dinner check.
adjective, adverb
(informal) shared or sharing equally; in equal parts


Equally or fairly shared: split the pizza fifty-fifty (1913+)
see under under go halves


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