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midway (ˈmɪdˌweɪ Pronunciation for midway


adjective, adverb

  1. in or at the middle of the distance; halfway


  1. (US & Canadian) a place in a fair, carnival, etc, where sideshows are located
  2. (obsolete) a middle place, way, etc


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= halfway, in the middle of, part-way, equidistant, at the midpoint, betwixt and between

Translations for 'midway'

  • British English: midwaymid-way If something is midway between two places, it is between them and the same distance from each of them. ADVERBThe studio is midway between his aunt's old home and his cottage.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: a meio caminho
  • Chinese: 中间中间間
  • European Spanish: medio camino
  • French: à mi-chemin
  • German: auf halbem Weg
  • Italian: a metà strada
  • Japanese: 中間地点で
  • Korean: 중간쯤에
  • Portuguese: a meio caminho
  • Spanish: medio camino

Example Sentences Including 'midway'

"He turned and was midway across the room when he hesitated and looked back at her.
Lawson, Jonell Roses are for the Rich
He became the organisation's first employee and inaugural chief executive in 1996 and leaves midway through his second three-year term.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
I always use music whilst I am treating patients, and midway through the session I felt her legs moving.
Manning, Matthew Matthew Manning's Guide to Self-Healing
It was Carnival time in Riverside Park, with her little group the chief midway attraction.
Smith, Evelyn E Miss Melville Regrets
Ottawa created many good scoring chances after taking its first lead of the game midway through the period.
Globe and Mail (2003)
The entrance to the lifers ' wing was situated midway along the side of the block.
Parkes, Roger Riot
There may well be a few students who change their minds midway through the process.
British Medical Journal (2002)
They broke upfield briefly to earn a glimmer of hope as Calvin Howarth banged over a penalty midway through the half.
Glasgow Herald (2002)
Tom Europe's recovery of a Calvillo fumble and seven-yard run for a major midway through the fourth quarter was Winnipeg's last gasp.
Globe and Mail (2003)


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