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medium

adjective
 
 
/ˈmiːdiəm/
used to describe something that is between small and large in size: Production of existing small and medium cars will continue at the plant.
Translations of “medium”
in Korean 중간의…
in Arabic مُتَوَسِّط…
in Portuguese mediano, médio…
in Catalan mitjà…
in Japanese (大きさ、程度が)中位の…
in Italian medio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 中間的, 中等的, 適中的…
in Russian средний…
in Turkish orta, vasat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 中间的, 中等的, 适中的…
in Polish średni…
(Definition of medium adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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