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middle ground

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmiddle groundˌmiddle ˈground noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MODERATE#ideas that are not extreme, and that people who oppose each other can agree about 🔊 The negotiators could find no middle ground.
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middle groundHe has decided that the election will be won or lost on social issues in the electoral middle ground.Wynns held a colorful conversation with Sierra Club representative Howard Strassner to see if they could find middle ground.In interviewing successful entrepreneurs we have become convinced: There is no middle ground.The constituency's middle ground is a mess.More important, the census gives an entirely different account of what is happening in this suburban middle ground.People come in all shapes and sizes and rucksack makers often have to aim for the middle ground when deciding on specifications.It was this middle ground that I feel was reinforced by the Hebron agreement.
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