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"intermediate" in British English

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intermediateadjective

uk   /ˌɪn.təˈmiː.di.ət/ us   /ˌɪn.t̬ɚˈmiː.di.ət/
B1 being between two other related things, levels, or points: There are three levels of difficulty in this game: low, intermediate, and high. This novel is too difficult for intermediate students of English.

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(Definition of intermediate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"intermediate" in American English

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intermediateadjective [not gradable]

us   /ˌɪn·tərˈmid·i·ət/
being or happening between two other related things, levels, or points: a student of English at the intermediate level
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"intermediate" in Business English

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intermediateadjective

uk   /ˌɪntəˈmiːdiət/ us  
intermediate activities or decisions happen during a process, rather than at the beginning or end of it: The five-month program has been broken down into a series of separate, intermediate goals. Fed officials warned that there were many intermediate issues to be dealt with before making definitive changes to their economic forecast.
having reached a fairly good level of skill or knowledge: Only 14% of British workers had intermediate level vocational qualifications, compared with 46% in Germany. The resort offers excellent skiing whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced.
(Definition of intermediate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“intermediate” in Business English

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