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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Being in the middle or between extremes.

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Used as an adjective, listen here, it means: Being in the middle or between extremes. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To act between parties with a view to reconciling differences.

Usage examples (36)
  • It often happens that I have an idea, but then I try to fill in the intermediate steps and find they don't work, so I have to give it up.
  • Going from sitting to standing without intermediate pushes with the hands
  • Adjective : the intermediate steps in a procedure
  • Huxley made the most careful distinction between what he called intermediate types and types with a right to be placed in linear order, for more
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