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middle
British English: /ˈmɪd(ə)l/
American English: /ˈmɪdl/

Translation of middle in German:

adjective attrib

  • 1 the middle one
    der/die/das mittlere
    middle space
    Zwischenraum Mask.
    the middle years of the 19th century
    die Jahre in der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts
    man/house of middle height/size
    mittelgroßer Mann/-großes Haus
  • 2 (equidistant from extremities)middle point
    Mittelpunkt Mask.

noun

  • 1
    Mitte Fem.
    (central part) Mittelteil Mask.
    in the middle of the room/the table
    in der Mitte des Zimmers/des Tisches
    (emphatic) mitten im Zimmer/auf dem Tisch
    right in the middle of Manchester
    genau im Zentrum von Manchester
    in the middle of the forest
    mitten im Wald
    the boat sank in the middle of the Atlantic
    das Schiff sank mitten im Atlantik
    grasp the middle of something
    etwas in der Mitte festhalten
    fold something down the middle
    etwas in der Mitte falten
    in the middle of the day in the middle of the morning/afternoon
    mitten am Vor-/Nachmittag
    in the middle of the night/week
    mitten in der Nacht/Woche
    happen in the middle of next week/month
    Mitte nächster Woche/nächsten Monats geschehen
    the middle of the day
    die Mitte des Tages
    be in the middle of doing something [figurative]
    gerade mitten dabei sein, etwas zu tun
    in the middle of the operation/washing her hair [figurative]
    mitten in der Operation/im Haarewaschen
    knock 1 3, → nowhere 2

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