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me·di·ate

 (mē′dē-āt′)
v. me·di·at·ed, me·di·at·ing, me·di·ates
v.tr.
1. To resolve or settle (differences) by working with all the conflicting parties: mediate a labor-management dispute.
2. To bring about (a settlement, for example) by working with all the conflicting parties.
3.
a. To effect or convey as an intermediate agent or mechanism: chemicals that mediate inflammation.
b. Physics To convey (a force) between subatomic particles.
v.intr.
1. To work with two or more disputants in order to bring about an agreement, settlement, or compromise.
2. To settle or reconcile differences: "[George] Eliot's effort to mediate between the conflicting demands of representation and readability in the [novel's] dialect usage" (Carol A. Martin).
3. To have a relation to two differing persons, groups, or things: psychological processes that mediate between stimulus and response.
adj. (-ĭt)
1. Acting through, involving, or dependent on an intervening agency.
2. Being in a middle position.

[Late Latin mediāre, mediāt-, to be in the middle, from Latin medius, middle; see medhyo- in Indo-European roots.]

me′di·ate·ly (-ĭt-lē) adv.
me′di·a′tion (-ā′shən) n.
me′di·a′tive, me′di·a·to′ry (mē′dē-ə-tôr′ē) adj.

mediation

(ˌmiːdɪˈeɪʃən)
n
1. the act of mediating; intercession
2. (Law) international law an attempt to reconcile disputed matters arising between states, esp by the friendly intervention of a neutral power
3. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a method of resolving an industrial dispute whereby a third party consults with those involved and recommends a solution which is not, however, binding on the parties

me•di•a•tion

(ˌmi diˈeɪ ʃən)

n.
the act or process of mediating between parties, as to effect an agreement or reconciliation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mediation - a negotiation to resolve differences that is conducted by some impartial partymediation - a negotiation to resolve differences that is conducted by some impartial party
negotiation, talks, dialogue - a discussion intended to produce an agreement; "the buyout negotiation lasted several days"; "they disagreed but kept an open dialogue"; "talks between Israelis and Palestinians"
arbitration - (law) the hearing and determination of a dispute by an impartial referee agreed to by both parties (often used to settle disputes between labor and management)
conciliation - any of various forms of mediation whereby disputes may be settled short of arbitration
umpirage - mediation by an umpire
2.mediation - 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

mediation

noun arbitration, intervention, reconciliation, conciliation, good offices, intercession, interposition They could reach a compromise through the mediation of a third party.
Translations
تَوَسُّط بين فَريقَيْن مُتَخاصِمَيْن
prostředkování
mægling
málamiîlun
sprostredkovanie
aracılık

mediation

[ˌmiːdɪˈeɪʃən] Nmediación f

mediation

[ˌmiːdiˈeɪʃən] nmédiation f

mediation

nVermittlung f

mediation

[ˌmiːdɪˈeɪʃn] nmediazione f

mediate

(ˈmiːdieit) verb
to try to settle a dispute between people who are disagreeing. The United States is trying to mediate (in the dispute) between these two countries.
ˌmediˈation noun
ˈmediator noun
References in classic literature ?
She now found, that in spite of herself, she had always admitted a hope, while Edward remained single, that something would occur to prevent his marrying Lucy; that some resolution of his own, some mediation of friends, or some more eligible opportunity of establishment for the lady, would arise to assist the happiness of all.
It was a landscape in water colours, of which I had made a present to the superintendent, in acknowledgment of her obliging mediation with the committee on my behalf, and which she had framed and glazed.
I perceived he was bent on refusing my mediation, so very reluctantly I went up to the library, and announced the unseasonable visitor, advising that he should be dismissed till next day.
She had some faint hopes that his mediation might save Charles, but they were very slight.
And now without redemption all mankind Must have bin lost, adjudg'd to Death and Hell By doom severe, had not the Son of God, In whom the fulness dwels of love divine, His dearest mediation thus renewd.
Call the Templar yonder, and let him fight but half so well for his life as he has done for his Order Make thou to the walls thyself with thy huge body Let me do my poor endeavour in my own way, and I tell thee the Saxon outlaws may as well attempt to scale the clouds, as the castle of Torquilstone; or, if you will treat with the banditti, why not employ the mediation of this worthy franklin, who seems in such deep contemplation of the wine-flagon?
Having restored his authority, not to leave it at risk by trusting either to the French or other outside forces, he had recourse to his wiles, and he knew so well how to conceal his mind that, by the mediation of Signor Pagolo--whom the duke did not fail to secure with all kinds of attention, giving him money, apparel, and horses--the Orsini were reconciled, so that their simplicity brought them into his power at Sinigalia.
The worthy captain, however, succeeded in carrying through his benevolent mediation.
On the heading and essential points of our faith, there is but little difference among those classes of Christians who acknowledge the attributes of the Saviour, and depend on his mediation.
He waged fierce and bloody war against the Ottoes for many years, until peace was effected between them by the mediation of the whites.
IT IS generally better to deal by speech than by letter; and by the mediation of a third than by a man's self.
Here I was, thirsting for the wild life of adventure, and the only way for me to win to it was through John Barleycorn's mediation.