An ~ stage, level, or position is one that occurs between two other stages, levels, or positions.
You should consider breaking the journey with ~ stopovers at airport hotels.
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Intermediate learners of something have some knowledge or skill but are not yet advanced.
The Badminton Club holds coaching sessions for beginners and ~ players on Friday evenings.
An ~ is an ~ learner.
The ski school coaches beginners, ~s, and advanced skiers.