juste-milieu

noun
juste-mi·​lieu | \ ¦zhüstmēl¦yə, -yər(‧), -yə̄ \
plural juste-milieux\ -​yə(z) , -​yər(‧) , -​yərz , -​yə̄(z) \

Definition of juste-milieu

: the just or golden mean especially : a governmental policy characterized by moderation and compromise

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History and Etymology for juste-milieu

French

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“Juste-milieu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juste-milieu. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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