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juste-milieu

[zhyst-mee-lyœ] /ʒüst miˈlyœ/
noun, plural juste-milieux
[zhyst-mee-lyœ] /ʒüst miˈlyœ/ (Show IPA).
French.
1.
a point between two extremes; the golden mean.
Origin
literally, exact middle
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Contemporary definitions for juste milieu
noun

a happy medium; just moderation and compromise

Word Origin

F. lit. correct mean

Usage Note

pl juste milieux

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