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Definition of "middle-income" []

  • Of or relating to people or groups whose income falls in the middle of the range for an overall population. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "middle-income" in a sentence
  • "This is the first page of tax policy, in which he attacks President Obama for class warfare, saying: He's calling middle-income Americans 'millionaires and billionaires.'"
  • "While defined as a middle-income country, it still boasts high levels of poverty, especially in the rural sector."
  • "That can help them avoid falling into the so-called middle-income trap afflicting many emerging-market businesses."