in-between

adjective or noun in-be·tween \ ˌin-bi-ˈtwēn \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

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First Known Use of in-between

1815


in between

adverb or preposition

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First Known Use of in between

1523


IN-BETWEEN Defined for English Language Learners

in-between

noun

Definition of in-between for English Language Learners

  • : a state or position that is in the middle between two other things : a middle position


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