middle ground

noun

Definition of middle ground

  1. 1 :  a standpoint or area midway between extreme or opposing positions, options, or objectives

  2. 2 :  middle distance 1

Examples of middle ground in a Sentence

  1. The judge of the case chose a middle ground between harshness and leniency.

  2. Both sides in this debate need to do more to establish some middle ground.

First Known Use of middle ground

1752


MIDDLE GROUND Defined for English Language Learners

middle ground

noun

Definition of middle ground for English Language Learners

  • : a position or set of opinions that is acceptable to many different people



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