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Meaning of “in-between” in the English Dictionary

"in-between" in British English

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in-betweenadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˌɪn.bɪˈtwiːn/
between two ​clear or ​acceptedstages or ​states, and ​thereforedifficult to ​describe or ​knowexactly: He ​knowsquite a lot of ​French, but he's at an in-between stage and not ​fluentyet.
(Definition of in-between from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"in-between" in American English

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having the ​qualities of two different things: This ​suit isn’t ​gray or ​blue, it’s in-between.
(Definition of in-between from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “in-between”
in Chinese (Simplified) 介于两者之间的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 介於兩者之間的…
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