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Of average size.‘a medium-sized car’
average, middling, middle-sized, moderate, fair, normal, standard, usualView synonyms
- ‘He soon started his own firm, specialising in medium-size businesses.’
- ‘Eight medium-size wind farms are under construction.’
- ‘The two firms had been talking since the spring and came to an agreement to work together on developing a new breed of medium-sized cars.’
- ‘The number of small and medium-sized businesses has traditionally been lower than in many other parts of Scotland.’
- ‘At first, the major cities grew in size, then the increase spread to medium-sized towns after 1970.’
- ‘The agency has launched an online advice service for small to medium-sized businesses to limit the flood threat.’
- ‘She had a medium-sized tumour in her lower abdomen that was caused by tuberculosis.’
- ‘It is looking to attract up to 700 small and medium-sized business clients by the end of this year.’
- ‘I had ordered the medium-size pizza, and found it to be of good size by Bulgarian standards, of dimensions that elsewhere might be described as large.’
- ‘The rooms are medium-sized, well decorated, cosy and extremely comfortable.’
- ‘In Chapter 5 a historically based account of small and medium-sized business in Britain is set out.’
- ‘Small and medium-sized businesses were most likely to be complacent about fraud, according to Milliken.’
- ‘In a medium-sized saucepan combine the butter, water, salt and bring to the boil.’
- ‘I am particularly supportive of an increased focus on growing Scotland's medium-sized ventures.’
- ‘That's up to four medium-sized glasses of wine for the boys and no more than three for the girls.’
- ‘The trust offers small to medium-sized enterprises grants of up to 50 per cent.’
- ‘This could prove to be a nice cost saving for small to medium-sized businesses.’
- ‘She joins from a medium-sized firm in Glasgow where she worked as an audit senior.’
- ‘We are looking for convenience stores and medium-sized supermarkets in York and North Yorkshire.’
- ‘Grants of up to 25 per cent of total cost are available to small and medium-sized businesses.’
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