American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Intermediate: Adolescence is an awkward, in-between age.
- n. An intermediate: conservatives, radicals, and in-betweens.
- adj. Of that which is between.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series or time sequence.
- adj. being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series
“Every building he designs has what he calls "in-between spaces," a reference to the spaces between buildings on farm compounds in rural Maryland.”
“Gottman helped pioneer a rigorous means to capture what happened in the so-called in-between.”
“In any case, since we are imagining that English borrows only the prefix concerning objects or life-forms of in-between status, and not the entire Swahili grammatical system of noun classifications, this detail need not worry us.”
“And yet another for the concept of being “in-between,” rather than in one place or another.”
“Ellen Contini-Morava, a leading authority on noun classifications in Swahili, argues that this prefix distinguishes nouns that early speakers of Bantu perceived as falling into gray areas, or in-between zones.”
“People born outside the United States (first generation) have the same frequency of religious service attendance as those whose grandparents were born abroad (third generation), while the in-between generation has a lower rate of attending religious services.”
“Let us not forget that the GOP congress is being censored by the majority, the first time I have never heard such a thing, they have forbidden them from sharing with their constitutes a flow chart that detailed the 31 people that stand in-between a patient and a decision.”
“I agree with Mr. Carville; conversations among the immdeiate staff of the President, whether Democrat, republican, or in-between should be kept confidential.”
“Mostly, Mr. Hill, we are made of spaces in-between.”
“When I shift my eyes from one thing to another, my brain does its job of filtering out the "in-between.”
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