/ ˌɪntəˈmiːdiət; NAmE -tərˈm-/ adjective , noun
[ usually before noun ] intermediate (between A and B) located between two places, things, states, etc. :
an intermediate stage / step in a process
Liquid crystals are considered to be intermediate between liquid and solid.
having more than a basic knowledge of sth but not yet advanced; suitable for sb who is at this level :
an intermediate skier / student, etc.
an intermediate coursebook
pre- / upper-intermediate classes
a person who is learning sth and who has more than a basic knowledge of it but is not yet advanced
late Middle English : from medieval Latin intermediatus , from Latin intermedius , from inter- between + medius middle.