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noun, plural juste-mi·lieux [zhyst-mee-lyœ] /ʒüst miˈlyœ/. French.
  1. a point between two extremes; the golden mean.
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Origin of juste-milieu

literally, exact middle
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Examples from the Web for juste-milieu

Historical Examples

  • We are in the age of the juste-milieu; and this is appropriate enough.

    Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 445


  • The policy of juste-milieu inevitably caused revolt among the over-excited young men of the day.

    Vie de Bohme

    Orlo Williams

  • He was the embodiment in the art of painting, as someone has put it, of Louis Philippe's maxim of the juste-milieu.

  • And Vital showed them a hat of a form and design which was truly expressive of the juste-milieu.

    Unconscious Comedians

    Honore de Balzac