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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 moi·e·ty /ˈmɔɪəti/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 moi·ety /ˈmɔɪətɪ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Moi·e·ty n.; pl. Moieties
 1. One of two equal parts; a half; as, a moiety of an estate, of goods, or of profits; the moiety of a jury, or of a nation.
    The more beautiful moiety of his majesty's subject.   --Addison.
 2. An indefinite part; a small part.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: one of two (approximately) equal parts [syn: mediety]
      2: one of two basic subdivisions of a tribe