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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who acts as an intermediary or messenger between two sides.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An intermediary or middleman.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A negotiator who acts as a link between parties; an intermediate agent; a broker; a procurer; -- sometimes in a disparaging sense.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who passes from one to another of different persons or parties as an agent or assistant in negotiation or intrigue; one who serves another or others as an intermediary.
  • n. A servant who assists in the duties of two positions. See the extract.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a negotiator who acts as a link between parties

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