mid·​size | \ ˈmid-ˌsīz How to pronounce midsize (audio) \
variants: or less commonly midsized \ ˈmid-​ˌsīzd How to pronounce midsize (audio) \

Definition of midsize

: of intermediate size a midsize car

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Examples of midsize in a Sentence

the midsize company was finding it increasingly difficult to compete with the corporate giants
Recent Examples on the Web Many small and midsize businesses have gone belly up, said Richard Bolwijn, who heads the investment research branch of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Jon Emont, WSJ, 6 June 2021 Nearly every midsize German city has an opera house, which has gifted fans an enviable set of statistics. Lenora Chu, The Christian Science Monitor, 15 Apr. 2021 Brands with decades-old reputations for performance and style can barely give a new sport sedan away, but dealers can’t keep midsize and large luxury SUVs on the lot. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, 17 Dec. 2020 According to Blue Prism, the tool is being used by multiple large and midsize U.S. banks authorized to offer PPP loans, which combined have over $600 billion in assets. Angus Loten, WSJ, 9 June 2020 Perfect for budding ornithologists or the misanthropy-curious, this midsize guano-and-stone property boasts the wildlife of a birdhouse and the night life of a lighthouse. Simon Webster, The New Yorker, 14 May 2021 The firm finished 10th in the midsize-business division. Drake Bentley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7 May 2021 The extra length is between the wheels, which should translate to legroom that rivals that of a midsize crossover. chicagotribune.com, 6 May 2021 Anthony Tivnan is president of Magellan Jets, a midsize broker based in Boston. Doug Gollan, Forbes, 5 May 2021

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First Known Use of midsize

1967, in the meaning defined above

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“Midsize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/midsize. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of midsize

: neither large nor small

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