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Noun: halfway house
Usage: Brit
  1. An accommodation in which both sides make concessions
    "the newly elected congressmen rejected a halfway house because they considered it 'business as usual'";
    - compromise
  2. A middle way between two extremes
    - compromise, via media

Derived forms: halfway houses

Type of: accommodation, cooperation

Encyclopedia: Halfway house