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middlingadjective [not gradable]

us   /ˈmɪd·lɪŋ/
medium or average; neither very good nor very bad: a middling amount
(Definition of middling from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “middling”
in Arabic مُتَوسّط…
in Korean 보통의…
in Portuguese sofrível, mediano, passável…
in Catalan regular, mitjà…
in Japanese 平均的な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 中等的, 二流的, 普通的,一般的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 中等的, 二流的, 普通的,一般的…
in Italian passabile…
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