- She seems to have found a middle ground in which mutual support, rather than complete dependency, is possible.
- Negotiations have failed to establish any middle ground.
- The ballet company now occupies the middle ground between classical ballet and modern dance.
- The UN peace envoy has failed to find any middle ground between the government and the opposition parties.
- He can be magical, he can be comical, but only rarely does he occupy the middle ground.
The middle ground between two groups, ideas, or plans involves things which do not belong to either of these groups, ideas, or plans but have elements of each, often in a less extreme form.
- a set of opinions, decisions, etc. that two or more groups who oppose each other can agree on.
- position that is not extreme.
a position between two opposite opinions in an argument, or between two descriptions:
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CF. common ground:
COBUILD: If two people or groups find common ground, they agree about something, especially when they do not agree about other things.
OALD: opinions, interests and aims that you share with somebody, although you may not agree with them about other things
- Despite our disagreements, we have been able to find some common ground.