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mid-

mid-

See also: mid and MID

English

Prefix

mid-

  1. Denoting the middle part.
    • 2013 June 29, Unspontaneous combustion”, in The Economist, volume 407, number 8842, page 29:
      Since the mid-1980s, when Indonesia first began to clear its bountiful forests on an industrial scale in favour of lucrative palm-oil plantations, “haze” has become an almost annual occurrence in South-East Asia.
    He's in his mid-thirties (meaning he is roughly around the age of 34-35, as opposed to one's early thirties aged roughly 30-33 and one's late thirties aged roughly around 36-39).
    He was born in the mid-1930s.
  2. Occupying a middle position.
    a mid-shoulder stretch
  3. Amid.
  4. During, in the middle of doing something.
    He was hit by a ball mid-jump.

Derived terms


Old English

Etymology

Old English miþ, mit, mid (with, together)

Prefix

mid-

  1. with, in conjunction with; together (with)
    midwist (presence, company; society; cooperation)
    midrād "an accompaniment, a riding with"
  2. Denoting the middle part
    midstrēam "midstream"
  3. Occupying a middle position
  4. between
    midspreca "an advocate, intermediary"

Swedish

Prefix

mid-

  1. mid-, middle

Derived terms

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