via media

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via me·di·a

 (mē′dē-ə, mĕd′ē-ə, mā′dē-ə)
n.
The middle course or way.

[Latin : via, way + media, feminine of medius, middle.]

via media

(ˈvaɪə ˈmiːdɪə)
n
a compromise between two extremes; middle course

vi•a me•di•a

(ˈvaɪ ə ˈmi di ə, ˈmeɪ-, ˈvi ə; Lat. ˈwi ɑ ˈmɛ di ɑ)
n.
a middle way; a mean between two extremes.
[1835–45; < Latin]

via media

A Latin phrase meaning middle way, used to mean a compromise.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.via media - a middle way between two extremesvia media - a middle way between two extremes  
cooperation - joint operation or action; "their cooperation with us was essential for the success of our mission"
Translations

via media

n (fig form)Mittelweg m
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Advocating therefore a VIA MEDIA, I would lay down no fixed or absolute line of demarcation; but at the period when the frame is just beginning to set, and when the Medical Board has reported that recovery is improbable, I would suggest that the Irregular offspring be painlessly and mercifully consumed.