Meaning of “middle ground” in the English Dictionary

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"middle ground" in British English

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middle groundnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌmɪd.əl ˈɡraʊnd/ us /ˌmɪd.əl ˈɡraʊnd/

a position between two opposite opinions in an argument, or between two descriptions:

The UN peace envoy has failed to find any middle ground between the government and the opposition parties.
He can be magical, he can be comical, but only rarely does he occupy the middle ground.

(Definition of “middle ground” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"middle ground" in American English

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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)

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