Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The middle stage or level, as in a series, course of action, or career.

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  • adj. At a medium level; neither high nor low in rank

Etymologies

mid- +‎ level (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Several hundred Taliban fighters killed, along with the capture of what they describe as a midlevel Taliban commander.

    CNN Transcript May 22, 2006

  • Hincapie has been a one-day classics specialist, chalking up a few wins in midlevel races and coming close in several majors.

    USATODAY.com - Hincapie wins grueling Stage 15

  • It also seems to ensure that Miami could use its midlevel exception annually to sign players; this year's midlevel is $5 million.

    USATODAY.com - O'Neal agrees to five-year, $100M deal with Heat

  • A-- someone described as a midlevel al Qaeda operative who now is believed to be in custody of the Ethiopians.

    CNN Transcript Jan 24, 2007

  • Ms. ROVNER: If they dont want to be called midlevel be called midlevels, I'd like to know what they would like to be called.

    More Patients Find Doctor Is Not In

  • Several hundred Taliban fighters killed, along with the capture of what the U.S. military calls a midlevel Taliban commander -- Lou.

    CNN Transcript May 22, 2006

  • Baskett and offensive lineman Nick Cole were tendered at the so-called midlevel, which would have required any other team making them an offer to give the Eagles a second-round draft pick if the Birds declined to match the offer.

    Philly.com - Latest Videos

  • But the youngsters and newcomers may need reminding that Coachella, which was created by L. A.-based Goldenvoice Concerts, rose out of the renegade ride that was the 1990s, when grunge and punk exploded into the mainstream, indie and dance were relegated solely to clubs or raves, and the notion of midlevel indie bands drawing crowds in the thousands alongside their bigger siblings was just that - a notion.

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  • Cole and wideout Hank Baskett, the Birds 'two restricted free agents, were tendered at the so-called midlevel, which would require any other team making them an offer to give the Eagles a second-round draft pick if the Birds declined to match the offer.

    Philly.com - Latest Videos

  • But a back-door method was discovered to help big investors find an edge: companies offering to match "experts," such as midlevel executives at various companies, with investors.

    How an SEC Crackdown Led to Rise of 'Expert Networks'

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