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  1. halfway house

    英式

    • n.
      the halfway point in a progression;a compromise between two different or opposing views or courses of action
    • noun: halfway house, plural noun: halfway houses

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the halfway point in a progression suspension of the talks was only a halfway house towards complete termination
    • British a compromise between two different or opposing views or courses of action the formula seems a good halfway house and avoids another row
    • 2. a centre for rehabilitating former prisoners, psychiatric patients, or others unused to non-institutional life.
    • 3. historical an inn midway between two towns.