Definitions

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  • n. An intermediate agent; a mediator.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mediator.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mediator between parties; any person or thing that acts intermediately.

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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Examples

  • Holbrooke also ruled out any chances of the US playing the role of an 'intermediator' between India and Pakistan.

    dailyindia.com News Feed

  • Perhaps they speak English or perhaps there's some person who can act as an intermediator, intermediary and a translator for them to transmit to them what the FBI wants to say.

    CNN Transcript Apr 9, 2009

  • There is an idea, in large parts of the Arab world, that perhaps his more global perspective will allow the United States to be a bit of a fairer moderator, a-- a fairer intermediator between these two -- two groups.

    CNN Transcript Dec 29, 2008

  • There is an idea, in large parts of the Arab World that perhaps his more global perspective will allow the United States to be a bit of a fairer moderator, a fairer intermediator between these two groups.

    CNN Transcript Dec 29, 2008

  • Lincoln met the intermediator, but the ultimate negotiation fell through, like the others all.

    The Lincoln Story Book

  • With the same gravity, the intermediator reckoned the cost would be more.

    The Lincoln Story Book

  • Dumas, another admiration, they did not see; an introduction to Hugo, Browning carried about for years but had no chance of presenting; Beranger they saw in the street, and regretted the absence of an intermediator.

    Robert Browning

  • Dumas, another admiration, they did not see; an introduction to Hugo, Browning carried about for years but had no chance of presenting; BĂ©ranger they saw in the street, and regretted the absence of an intermediator.

    Robert Browning

  • Every saint performed miracles, and these are standard, not peculiar to any one intermediator; and every saint protected his own friends; but beyond these exhibitions of power, which are more or less common to the whole hierarchy below the Trinity, Mary was the mother of pity and the only hope of despair.

    Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

  • She had been sought after through interest or fear rather than through sympathy; but especially since the Queen's decease, since no one save herself was seen by the King's side, and that the strokes of her power were dealt without any apparent intermediator, she was no longer tolerated, save with infinite difficulty.

    Political Women, Vol. 2 (of 2)

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