Definition of in medias res adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


in medias res

BrE BrE//ɪn ˌmiːdiæs ˈreɪz//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪn ˌmiːdiæs ˈreɪz//
(formal, from Latin)
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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. Word OriginLatin.
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