happy medium

noun

Definition of happy medium

: a good choice or condition that avoids any extremes The car's designers have found/struck a happy medium between affordability and luxury.

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“Happy medium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/happy%20medium. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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