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middling
American English: /ˈmɪdlɪŋ/
British English: /ˈmɪd(ə)lɪŋ/

Translation of middling in Spanish:

adjective

  • (in size)
    (in quality)
    fair1 1 4 1
    Example sentences
    • And yet, by the end of the century, its economy had declined to occupy a middling rank among Western industrialized nations, with its GDP per head below the average for the European Union.
    • Coming from a family of middling rank, he received little formal education, but soon developed a penchant for self-improvement and an ambition to better himself.
    • Below that level, it is probable that there was much greater continuity, though we face the predictable problem that the evidence reveals little about the middling ranks of society.
    Example sentences
    • Colors are properly saturated and vibrant, black levels are solid, though the sharpness is good to middling.
    • The other candidates were all fair to middling.
    • To say it has been a whirlwind for the 26-year-old would be like saying Franz Ferdinand's year was, well, fair to middling.

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