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via media

[vahy-uh mee-dee-uh, mey-, vee-uh; Latin wee-ah me-dee-ah]
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  1. a middle way; a mean between two extremes.
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Origin of via media

Borrowed into English from Latin around 1835–45
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Related Words

mean, moderation, center, midway, centrism

British Dictionary definitions for via media

via media

  1. a compromise between two extremes; middle course
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