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"middle ground" in British English

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middle groundnoun [U]

uk   us  
a ​position between two ​oppositeopinions in an ​argument, or between two ​descriptions: The UN ​peaceenvoy has ​failed to ​find any ​middleground between the ​government and the ​oppositionparties. He can be ​magical, he can be ​comical, but only ​rarely does he occupy the ​middleground.
(Definition of middle ground from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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middle groundnoun [U]

 us   /ˈmɪd·əl ˈɡrɑʊnd/
art the ​area in a ​painting or ​photograph that is between the ​foreground and the ​background
(Definition of middle ground from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “middle ground”
in Chinese (Simplified) 中间立场, 中间观点…
in Chinese (Traditional) 中間立場, 中間觀點…
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