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middle ground

noun [U] uk   us  
a position between two opposite opinions in an argument, or between two descriptions: The UN peace envoy has failed to find any middle ground between the government and the opposition parties. He can be magical, he can be comical, but only rarely does he occupy the middle ground.
Translations of “middle ground”
in Chinese (Traditional) 中間立場, 中間觀點…
in Chinese (Simplified) 中间立场, 中间观点…
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