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Meaning of "via media" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF VIA MEDIA

via media  [ˈvaɪə ˈmiːdɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VIA MEDIA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Via media is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES VIA MEDIA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Via media

Via media is a Latin phrase meaning "the middle road" and is a philosophical maxim for life which advocates moderation in all thoughts and actions. Originating from early Ancient Greek philosophy, where Aristotle taught moderation, urging his students to follow the middle road between extremes, the via media was the dominant philosophical precept by which Ancient Roman civilisation and society was organised.

Definition of via media in the English dictionary

The definition of via media in the dictionary is a compromise between two extremes; middle course.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VIA MEDIA


acedia
əˈsiːdɪə
beadier
ˈbiːdɪə
cyclopaedia
ˌsaɪkləʊˈpiːdɪə
cyclopedia
ˌsaɪkləʊˈpiːdɪə
encyclopaedia
ɪnˌsaɪkləʊˈpiːdɪə
encyclopedia
ɛnˌsaɪkləʊˈpiːdɪə
epicedia
ˌepɪˈsiːdɪə
hypermedia
ˈhaɪpəˌmiːdɪə
hypnopaedia
ˌhɪpnəʊˈpiːdɪə
media
ˈmiːdɪə
mixed-media
mɪkst ˈmiːdɪə
multimedia
ˌmʌltɪˈmiːdɪə
needier
ˈniːdɪə
new-media
njuː ˈmiːdɪə
old-media
əʊld ˈmiːdɪə
redia
ˈriːdɪə
reedier
ˈriːdɪə
seedier
ˈsiːdɪə
speedier
ˈspiːdɪə
weedier
ˈwiːdɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VIA MEDIA

via
Via Dolorosa
Via Flaminia
viability
viable
viably
viaduct
Viagra
vial
vialful
viameter
viand
viands
Viangchan
Viareggio
viatica
viatical
viatical settlement
viaticum
viator

WORDS THAT END LIKE VIA MEDIA

intermedia
mass media
me-media
mixed media
new media
news media
old media
otitis media
print media
printed media
social media
uredia

Synonyms and antonyms of via media in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «via media» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VIA MEDIA

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Translator English - Chinese

通过媒体
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

a través de los medios de comunicación
570 millions of speakers

English

via media
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मीडिया के माध्यम से
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عبر وسائل الإعلام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

через средства массовой информации
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

via mídia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মিডিয়া মাধ্যমে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

via les médias
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Melalui media
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

über Medien
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

中道
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

미디어 를 통해
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Liwat media
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thông qua phương tiện truyền thông
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஊடகம் வழியாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

माध्यमांद्वारे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Medya vasıtasıyla
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tramite i media
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

za pośrednictwem mediów
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

через засоби масової інформації
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

prin mass-media
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μέσω των μέσων μαζικής ενημέρωσης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

via media
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

via media
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

via media
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VIA MEDIA»

The term «via media» is regularly used and occupies the 108.133 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VIA MEDIA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about via media

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VIA MEDIA»

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Via Media Philosophy: Holiness Unto Truth: Intersections ...
This book, via media philosophy: Holiness unto Truth. Conversations between Wesleyan and Roman Catholic Voices, records the first formal philosophical conversations between Wesleyan and Roman Catholic philosophers and theologians.
L. Bryan Williams, 2009
2
The Via Media of the Anglican Church: Illustrated in ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
John Henry Newman, 2012
3
Via media: or, Some thoughts upon the question - In what ...
But it is for us now to enquire in what sense our Church is the Via Media between Rome and the non-Episcopal Churches, on the doctrine of the Sacraments. Confining ourselves to the Lord's Supper, let the reader say whether the quotation ...
Presbyter of the Diocese of Virginia, 1847
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A Via Media Between "Universalism" and "eternal ...
If allowed to shine, the glorious light of God's Word shows unmistakably the Divine scheme of salvation — the via media. The via media, however, is only in one sense a via media. Neither of the two sides now called in question contains even ...
G. M. Lees, 1901
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Cardinal Pole in European context: a via media in the ...
Cardinal Reginald Pole (1500-1558) was one of the most important international figures of mid-16th century Europe: principal antagonist of Henry VIII, papal diplomat, legate to the council of Trent, and nearly successful candidate for pope.
Thomas Frederick Mayer, 2000
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Exploiting Erasmus: The Erasmian Legacy and Religious Change ...
The Elizabethan via media was therefore always open to interpretation and constantly in flux. See Lake, Anglicans and Puritans? 67. 162 Not all of the attempts to chart a via media were purely theological. For an important study on the political ...
Gregory D. Dodds, 2009
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Species of Origins: America's Search for a Creation Story
The various positions that we call via media exist in the troubled middle ground between scientific cre- ationism, at one end of the spectrum, and scientific naturalism, at the other. These middle positions defy easy definition, are overlapping ...
Karl Giberson, Donald A. Yerxa, 2002
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Consecrated Phrases: A Latin Theological Dictionary : Latin ...
Via media Middle way Often the surest path between two extremes or opposing camps is a path that aims to navigate between them, i.e., a via media. Thus, via media can imply moderation and/or diplomacy. However, in the nineteenth century ...
James T. Bretzke, 2013
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Authority, Dogma, and History: The Role of the Oxford ...
First, he recognized that the via media was an intellectual compromise culpable of rationalism. Second, he realized that his individualistic use of antiquity in constructing the via media was an abuse of private judgment. Third, Augustine's ...
Kenneth L. Parker, Michael J. G. Pahls, 2009
10
Apologia Pro Vita Sua and Six Sermons
In the Apologia Newman portrayed himself as having attempted in this book, as well as in other works of the period, to construct an ecclesiastical via media in which he later lost faith. Thirteen years later in 1 877 Newman republished Lectures ...
John Henry Newman, Frank Miller Turner, 2008

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VIA MEDIA»

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Ebix Enters the Health Communications & Content Exchange Market …
With nearly thirteen years of experience in health communication, Via Media Health offers a wide range of content & communication services to the health sector ... «GlobeNewswire, Mar 15»
2
Acute stress trauma can result from exposure via media
Being glued to any kind of screen — not just television — in the wake of a traumatic event may hurt your mental health, according to a new analysis of stress ... «USA TODAY, Dec 13»

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