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"midway" in British English

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midwayadverb

uk   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 ​stoppedworking midway through her ​pregnancy.

midwaynoun [C]

uk   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 ​statefair to ​see the ​livestock, but ​teenagers like the midway.
(Definition of midway from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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 ​stoppedworking midway through her ​pregnancy.
(Definition of midway from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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