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medium

adjective uk   /ˈmiː.di.əm/ us  

medium adjective (MIDDLE)

B1 being in the middle between an upper and lower amount, size, degree, or value: a girl of medium height a medium-sized bookMedium-sizedAverages

medium adjective (MEAT)

(of meat) cooked so that it is no longer red in the middle: Would you like your steak rare, medium, or well done?
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Preparing food using heatPreparing food

medium

noun [C] uk   /ˈmiː.di.əm/ us  

medium noun [C] (METHOD)

C2 (plural media or mediums) a method or way of expressing something: the broadcasting/print medium They told the story through the medium of dance.Media in generalWays of achieving things

medium noun [C] (PERSON)

(plural mediums) a person who says that they can receive messages from people who are deadPeople who perform magic or have paranormal abilities

medium noun [C] (SUBSTANCE)

a substance that something grows in, lives in, or moves through: Compost is an excellent growing medioum.Mixing and mixturesVariety and mixturesConnecting and combiningGroups and collections of things
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