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mez·za·nine

 (mĕz′ə-nēn′, mĕz′ə-nēn′)
n.
1. A partial story between two main stories of a building.
2. The lowest balcony in a theater or the first few rows of that balcony.
adj.
Of or relating to securities granting a claim on interest or assets that is subordinate to that of secured and senior debt but above that of equity.

[French, from Italian mezzanino, diminutive of mezzano, middle, from Latin mediānus, in the middle; see median.]
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mezzanine

(ˈmɛzəˌniːn; ˈmɛtsəˌniːn)
n
1. (Architecture) Also called: mezzanine floor or entresol an intermediate storey, esp a low one between the ground and first floor of a building
2. (Theatre) theatre US and Canadian the first balcony
3. (Theatre) theatre Brit a room or floor beneath the stage
adj
(Banking & Finance) of or relating to an intermediate stage in a financial process: mezzanine funding. Often shortened to: mezz
[C18: from French, from Italian, diminutive of mezzano middle, from Latin mediānus median]
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mez•za•nine

(ˈmɛz əˌnin, ˌmɛz əˈnin)

n.
1. the lowest balcony or forward part of such a balcony in a theater.
2. a low-ceilinged story between two other stories of greater height in a building, usu. built immediately above the ground floor, esp. when the low story and the one beneath it form part of one composition.
[1705–15; < French < Italian mezzanino=mezzan(o) middle (< Latin mediānus median) + -ino -ine3]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mezzanine - first or lowest balconymezzanine - first or lowest balcony    
balcony - an upper floor projecting from the rear over the main floor in an auditorium
loge - balcony consisting of the forward section of a theater mezzanine
2.mezzanine - intermediate floor just above the ground floormezzanine - intermediate floor just above the ground floor
storey, floor, story, level - a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale; "what level is the office on?"
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Translations

mezzanine

[ˈmezəniːn] Nentresuelo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

mezzanine

[ˈmɛzəniːn] n
(= floor) → mezzanine f
[shops, offices] → entresol m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

mezzanine

nMezzanin nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

mezzanine

[ˈmɛzəniːn] n (also mezzanine floor) → mezzanino
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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"I just dropped the prices at Rhodes Mezanine quite dramatically, not because we were ripping off any of our guests previously, it was simply and purely my suppliers were ripping me off," explained Rhodes.
The mezanine floor housed motor control centres, and the first floor accommodated the first and second pass RO modules, high-pressure pumps with energy recovery devices and chemical cleaning systems for the RO modules.
En la medida en que la firma joven avanza en edad, accede a otras fuentes de financiacion: credito comercial, financiacion de corto plazo de instituciones financieras, de mediano plazo de instituciones crediticias y fondos de mezanine. Cuando se consolida en la categoria de pequena empresa, la compania tiene acceso al capital de riesgo y cuando se convierte en mediana empresa a las colocaciones privadas.