Definition of between adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//bɪˈtwiːn//
; NAmE NAmE//bɪˈtwiːn//
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  •  (also in between) in the space or period of time separating two or more points, objects, etc. or two dates, events, etc. The house was near a park but there was a road in between. I see her most weekends but not very often in between.
  • Word OriginOld English betwēonum, from be ‘by’ + a Germanic word related to two.Idioms (old-fashioned) in a middle position; neither one thing nor the other He found himself placed betwixt and between in the debate, agreeing with parts of each side’s arguments.
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: between