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middle

noun
 
 
/ˈmɪdl/
the middle B1 the central part, position, or point in time: We used to live just outside Boston but now we live right (= exactly) in the middle. The letter should arrive by the middle of next week.BetweenCentres of objects
be in the middle of doing sth B1 to be busy: I can't talk now - I'm in the middle of cooking a meal.Busy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly
your middle informal your waist, or your waist and stomach: He wrapped the towel round his middle.The human torso
Translations of “middle”
in Spanish medio, centro, cintura…
in Arabic وَسَط, مُنْتَصَف…
in Korean 중간, (시간) 중간…
in Portuguese meio, centro…
in French milieu, taille…
in German die Mitte…
in Catalan centre, meitat…
in Japanese まん中, (期間の)中頃…
in Chinese (Simplified) 中部,中间, 中央, 当中…
in Chinese (Traditional) 中部,中間, 中央, 中心…
in Italian mezzo, centro, metà…
(Definition of middle noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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