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mid-Atlantic

[ mid-at-lan-tik ]
/ ˈmɪd ætˈlæn tɪk /
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adjective

using, manifesting, or characterized by a mixture of American and British behavior or speech.

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mid-Atlantic

adjective

characterized by a blend of British and American styles, elements, etca disc jockey's mid-Atlantic accent
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