fence-sitting

noun
fence-sit·​ting | \ ˈfen(t)s-ˌsi-tiŋ How to pronounce fence-sitting (audio) \

Definition of fence-sitting

: a state of indecision or neutrality with respect to conflicting positions

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fence-sitter \ ˈfen(t)s-​ˌsi-​tər How to pronounce fence-sitter (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of fence-sitting

1904, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fence-sitting was in 1904

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“Fence-sitting.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fence-sitting. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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