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[vahy-uh mee-dee-uh, mey-, vee-uh; Latin wee-ah me-dee-ah] /ˈvaɪ ə ˈmi di ə, ˈmeɪ-, ˈvi ə; Latin ˈwi ɑ ˈmɛ di ɑ/
noun
1.
a middle way; a mean between two extremes.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < Latin
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/ˈvaɪə ˈmiːdɪə/
noun
1.
a compromise between two extremes; middle course
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