['mɛzəni:n, 'mɛts-]
1》 a low storey between two others, typically between the ground and first floors.
2》 N. Amer. the lowest balcony of a theatre or the front rows of the balcony.
adjective Finance referring to unsecured, higher-yielding loans that are subordinate to bank loans and secured loans but rank above equity.
C18: from Fr., from Ital. mezzanino, dimin. of mezzano 'middle', from L. medianus 'median'.

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