[ zhyst-mee-lyœ ]
/ ʒüst miˈlyœ /
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noun, plural juste-mi·lieux [zhyst-mee-lyœ]. /ʒüst miˈlyœ/. French.
a point between two extremes; the golden mean.
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Origin of juste-milieu
Literally, “exact middle”
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How to use juste-milieu in a sentence
One has lost his place, another his title, and a third his money, and they say this all proceeds from the 'juste milieu.'Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
And Vital showed them a hat of a form and design which was truly expressive of the juste-milieu.Unconscious Comedians|Honore de Balzac
Query—Do not the Germans furnish something very like this juste milieu?
In this case, at least, England shows a beautiful specimen of the juste milieu.
He was the embodiment in the art of painting, as someone has put it, of Louis Philippe's maxim of the juste-milieu.