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

Definition of midsize

: of intermediate size a midsize car

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the midsize company was finding it increasingly difficult to compete with the corporate giants
Recent Examples on the Web Arnold says the legislation places the largest burden on midsize businesses. al, "Alabama parents face hurdles to access leave for childcare during coronavirus," 3 July 2020 In particular, Powell said the Fed was open to making changes to its Main Street lending program for small and midsize businesses, including lowering the minimum loan amount, which has already been reduced from $1 million to $250,000. Washington Post, "Fed’s Powell warns lawmakers not to become complacent in dealing with coronavirus," 30 June 2020 Kia aims to shake up the midsize sedan market when the new 2021 K5 replaces its popular Optima later this summer. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, "Aggressively styled 290-hp Kia K5 sedan to replace Optima this summer," 30 June 2020 Phoenix officials often argue that GPLETs are still necessary tools to encourage high-rise development — which is substantially more expensive to build than standard midsize apartment complexes — even in more upscale areas. Jessica Boehm, The Arizona Republic, "Phoenix gave illegal tax break to developer of downtown apartment complex, judge rules," 25 June 2020 Can the Fed's Main Street loan program save midsize companies during COVID-19 crisis? Adam Shell, USA TODAY, "Looking to help your investments in a recession? Experts recommend these stocks," 23 June 2020 Then, starting in 2022, Burns will hire more people to build other all-electric vehicles, such as SUVs and a midsize pickup. Akron Beacon Journal, The Enquirer, "Vice President Mike Pence to visit new Lordstown Motors Thursday," 23 June 2020 The Blue’s 52 mpg matches the Toyota Camry LE as the midsize sedan with the best fuel economy. cleveland, "2020 Hyundai Sonata hybrid delivers 52 mpg, surprising features," 6 June 2020 Among midsize employers - those with 100 to 499 employees in the region - these 40 rose to the top. The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, "40 midsize employers honored as Top Workplaces in 2019," 26 Sep. 2019

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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 9 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of midsize

: neither large nor small

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