in-be·​tween | \ ˌin-bi-ˈtwēn How to pronounce in-between (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web: Adverb or preposition Today's final flood of Gold Boxes run the gamut from the best tech, to home must-haves, and everything in between. CNN Underscored, "The best Cyber Monday deals to shop on Amazon," 2 Dec. 2019 Or, have a marathon: from Iron Man to Captain Marvel and everything in between, there’s enough MCU content to take you through to the new year. Wired, "The 10 Best Movies to Stream This Thanksgiving," 28 Nov. 2019 Prediction Maple Leafs 5, Flyers 3 The MAPLE LEAFS (-134) have their All-Star caliber netminder in between the pipes against a Flyers side (+110) playing on the second end of a back-to-back set. Chris Wassel, USA TODAY Sportsbook Wire, "Maple Leafs-Flyers odds: Toronto favored in Philly," 2 Nov. 2019 In a city where land is scarce and much of life is vertically stacked, people have to find ways of inhabiting the spaces in between. Bo Seo, The Atlantic, "Parasite and the Curse of Closeness," 22 Oct. 2019 If all-night raves are not your thing, stroll the Weserstrasse, Revaler Strasse, Simon-Dach Strasse, and Torstrasse corridors for chill wine and cocktail bars, live music, off-kilter dives, and everything in between. National Geographic, "What did travel have to do with the fall of the Berlin Wall?," 9 Nov. 2019 The 102,000-square foot location will be serving customers from Cleveland to Humble and everything in between due to its location at the intersection of Hwy. Savannah Mehrtens, Houston Chronicle, "New Kingwood H-E-B on Northpark Drive set to debut on Nov. 13," 8 Nov. 2019 The issues have been as varied as the Blazers’ play this season, featuring everything from leaky interior defense to lame three-point coverage — and everything in between. Joe Freeman, oregonlive, "Portland Trail Blazers’ defense ‘a concern,' but they insist it will get better with time," 7 Nov. 2019 Some of them were positively made for social media — adorable snack creations from Disney, exotic omakase offerings from the city’s top chefs and everything in between. Amy Drew Thompson,, "'Puerto Rican food is love’ at Kissimmee’s Trópico Mofongo | Review," 31 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of in-between

Adjective or noun

1815, in the meaning defined above

Adverb or preposition

1523, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of in-between was in 1523

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“In-between.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 15 December 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of in-between

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

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