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me·di·a1

media1

 
 
pronunciation:
mi di
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a plural of medium.
This sculptor works in several media, including clay, marble, and bronze.
definition 2: the means of distributing information to large numbers of people, through newspapers, magazines, radio, and television; mass media.
The media gave much attention to Princess Diana's death.
 
Word History
Media comes from a Latin word for "middle."
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The word media contains the following part:
medi Latin root that means middle
synonyms:
meso-