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middle ground

noun

Simple Definition of middle ground

  • : a position or set of opinions that is acceptable to many different people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of middle ground

  1. 1 :  a standpoint or area midway between extreme or opposing positions, options, or objectives

  2. 2 :  middle distance 1

Examples of middle ground in a sentence

  1. The judge of the case chose a middle ground between harshness and leniency.

  2. Both sides in this debate need to do more to establish some middle ground.



1752

First Known Use of middle ground

1752


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