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midst

noun [U] uk   /mɪdst/ /mɪtst/ formal us  
the middle of a group of people or things: She caught sight of Johnny in their midst (= among them), laughing and talking.in the midst of sth in the middle of an event, situation, or activity: I'm sorry but I'm too busy - I'm in the midst of writing a report. The country is in the midst of an economic crisis.

midst

preposition uk   /mɪdst/ /mɪtst/ literary us  
among: The summit of the mountain appeared midst the clouds.
Translations of “midst”
in Spanish en medio de, entre…
in French au milieu de, pendant…
in German inmitten…
in Chinese (Traditional) 中間,當中,中央…
in Chinese (Simplified) 中间,当中,中央…
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