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What adjective is between "intermediate" and "advanced"?

Specifically, my academic program already has an intermediate programming course, and a proposed course does not seem to meet the standards for what I would consider advanced, so I would like to propose another term that can be used for it.

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In this context, I think Eugene nailed it. Intemediate Programming I; Intermediate Programming II. – J.R. Mar 28 '12 at 21:48
I like @EugeneSeidel's suggestion. Could you make it an answer so I can accept it? – espertus Mar 28 '12 at 23:36
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You could use Roman numerals to distinguish the different levels, e.g., Intermediate I, Intermediate II.

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Intermediate is defined as the state of being between two extremes. In the academic sense, these extremes are beginning and advanced.

: being or occurring at the middle place, stage, or degree or between extremes

Having said that, I suggest high intermediate or intermediate plus.

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@combread ninja - It would need, I think, an hypen between high and intermediate. But, and I do not understand why, also I think that this hypen is unnecessary between intermediate and plus. – user19148 Mar 28 '12 at 21:15

Between intermediate and advanced there is "high-intermediate".

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A few words come to mind: experienced, proficient and skilled. It's hard to distinguish what comes in between those words exactly. I usually see the progression being beginner, intermediate and advanced. But I also feel that those three alone don't make up all levels of knowledge or skill.

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