happy-medium

happy medium

noun
1.
a course of action or condition that is between two extremes: Our climate is a happy medium between hot and cold.
2.
a satisfactory compromise between two things that are related in such a way that one increases as the other decreases: We need to find a happy medium between conserving land and developing property.
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happy medium
 
n
a course or state that avoids extremes

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