via media

[ vahy-uh -mee-dee-uh, mey-, vee-uh; Latin wee-ah -me-dee-ah ]
/ ˈvaɪ ə ˈmi di ə, ˈmeɪ-, ˈvi ə; Latin ˈwi ɑ ˈmɛ di ɑ /

noun

a middle way; a mean between two extremes.

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Origin of via media

Borrowed into English from Latin around 1835–45

Words nearby via media

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British Dictionary definitions for via media

via media
/ Latin (ˈvaɪə ˈmiːdɪə) /

noun

a compromise between two extremes; middle course
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