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happy mediumnoun [U]

 us   /ˈhæp·i ˈmi·di·əm/
a way of acting or thinking that avoids being extreme and that is acceptable to everyone: Somewhere in the debate over immigration, there has to be a happy medium.
Translations of “happy medium”
in Chinese (Traditional) 折衷方案…
in Chinese (Simplified) 折中方案…
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