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  • n. An approach or solution which strives for a middle ground between two opposing viewpoints.
  • n. An ideology which seeks to find middle ground between right- and left-wing politics, associated during the 1990s with various centre-left political parties in Europe, North America and Australia.


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  • Mr. Gatess speech attacks the system that has historically done the most to alleviate povertytraditional capitalismin favor of an untried and implausible alternative, an illusory third way that mixes profits and altruism.

    Creative Capitalism

  • The third way they insist on unto this purpose, -- the third part of this image, -- consists in plots and contrivances to murder princes, to embroil nations in blood, to stir up sedition unto their ruin, inveigling and alluring all sorts of vicious, indigent, ambitious persons, into an association with them, so as to introduce the Catholic religion in the places which they design to subvert.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • The third way whereby the temple (as believers are peculiarly said to be "God's temple," in the text and other places) and tabernacle were consecrated, was by inhabitation.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • There might've been a third way it could come out: Alvin might just up and leave Ta-Kumsaw.

    He Don't Know Him

  • RATE OF ADOPTION A third way in which the time dimension is involved in the diffusion of innovations concerns the rate of adoption, defined as the relative speed with which an innovation is adopted by members of a social system.

    Diffusion of Innovations


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