Meaning of “midway” in the English Dictionary

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"midway" in British English

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midwayadverb

uk /ˌmɪdˈweɪ/ us /ˌmɪdˈweɪ/

half the distance between two places:

Leeds is midway between London and Edinburgh.

in the middle of a process or period of time:

She stopped working midway through her pregnancy.

midwaynoun [ C ]

uk /ˌmɪdˈweɪ/ us /ˌmɪdˈweɪ/ US

a part of a fair, circus, etc. where there are games of skill and other types of entertainment:

Some people go to the state fair to see the livestock, but teenagers like the midway.

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

"midway" in American English

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midwayadverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˈmɪdˌweɪ, -ˈweɪ/

in the middle between two places, or in the middle of a process or period of time:

Milwaukee is about midway between Chicago and Green Bay.
She stopped working midway through her pregnancy.

(Definition of “midway” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)