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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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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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