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middle

noun [C usually sing]  us   /ˈmɪd·əl/
a point, position, or part that is not on one side or the other but is equally far from things on either side; the central point, position, or part: This is my class photo – I’m the one in the middle. The middle of a period of time is a point between the beginning and the end of that period: The noise woke us up in the middle of the night. infml Your middle is your waist.
middle
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈmɪd·əl/
In the sequence a, b, c, d, e, the middle letter is c.
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