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in-between

[in-bi-tween] /ˌɪn bɪˈtwin/
noun, Also, in-betweener
1.
a person or thing that is between two extremes, two contrasting conditions, etc.:
yeses, noes, and in-betweens; a tournament for professional, amateur, and in-between.
2.
a person who handles the intermediary steps, as in a manufacturing or sales process.
adjective
3.
being between one thing, condition, etc., and another:
a coat for in-between weather.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15
Related forms
in-betweenness, noun
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Examples for in-between
  • From the forest to concrete, there isn't any in-between.
  • If evolution exits then there would be millions of creatures on this planet that would be in the in-between stages of evolution.
  • Indeed, in some ways, these unconventional thinkers resemble each other more than the less striking birds in-between.
  • Between the speed of the vehicle and the spacing in-between instruments, there was a lot of physics to consider.
  • There wasn't as much in-between, maybe a slight sweet-tart pineapple note.
  • It was during the in-between, as it always is, that the coverage went into high-speed idling mode.
British Dictionary definitions for in-between

in-between

adjective
1.
intermediate he's at the in-between stage, neither a child nor an adult
noun
2.
an intermediate person or thing
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