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middle namenoun [C]

uk   /ˌmɪd.əl ˈneɪm/  us   /ˌmɪd.əl ˈneɪm/
the ​name some ​people have between ​their first ​name and ​their last ​name
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middle namenoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɪd·əl ˈneɪm/
the name that some ​people have between ​their first name and ​their last name
(Definition of middle name from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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