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Definition of in medias res adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

in medias res

 adverb
adverb
NAmE//ɪn ˌmeɪdiəs ˈreɪs//
 
(from Latin) (formal)
 
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straight into the main part of a story or account without giving any introduction He began his story in medias res.
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