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Lying or occurring between two extremes or in a middle position or state: an aircraft having an intermediate range; an intermediate school.
1. One that is in a middle position or state.
2. An intermediary.
3. Chemistry A substance formed as a necessary stage in the manufacture of a desired end product.
4. An automobile that is smaller than a full-sized model but larger than a compact.
intr.v. (-āt′) in·ter·me·di·at·ed, in·ter·me·di·at·ing, in·ter·me·di·ates
1. To act as an intermediary; mediate.
2. To intervene.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin intermediātus, from Late Latin intermedius : Latin inter-, inter- + Latin medius, middle; see medhyo- in Indo-European roots.]

in′ter·me′di·a·cy n.
in′ter·me′di·ate·ly adv.
in′ter·me′di·a′tion n.
in′ter·me′di·a′tor n.
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Noun1.intermediation - the act of intervening for the purpose of bringing about a settlement
intervention, intercession - the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.); "it occurs without human intervention"
matchmaking - mediation in order to bring about a marriage between others
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