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mid-
British English: /mɪd/
American English: /mɪd/

combining form

  • 1in midair/-stream
    in der Luft/Strommitte
    midair collision
    Zusammenstoß in der Luft
    in midflight/sentence
    mitten im Flug/Satz
    in midcourse [in] midafternoon
    [mitten] am Nachmittag
  • 2forming compound adj. used attrib.midafternoon siesta
    Nachmittagsschläfchen Neutr.
    midmorning break
    große Pause (School)
    a midseason game
    ein Spiel in der Mitte der Saison
    midterm exams
    Prüfungen in der Mitte des Trimesters
    midterm elections (American English)
    Kongress- und Kommunalwahlen in der Mitte der Amtszeit des Präsidenten
  • 3 (with months, decades, persons' ages) midJuly
    Mitte Juli
    the mid60s
    die Mitte der Sechzigerjahre
    a man in the or his midfifties
    ein Mittfünfziger
    be in one's midthirties
    Mitte dreißig sein

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