Mittelfeld

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Etymology[edit]

From mittel- (mid-, central) +‎ Feld (field).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɪtəlˌfɛlt/, [ˈmɪtl̩ˌfɛltʰ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Mittelfeld n (genitive Mittelfelds or Mittelfeldes, plural Mittelfelder)

  1. (sports) midfield
  2. the middle, the mediocre area of a range or spectrum
    Deutschland liegt bei Bildungsausgaben im Mittelfeld, vor Albanien, aber hinter Finnland.
    In the area of expenses for education, Germany ranks in the middle, ahead of Albania but behind Finland.

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