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  • adj. Pertaining to mediation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to mediation; used in mediation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a mediating function; acting as a mean, medium, or mediator; mediatorial.


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  • At 3.0 metres below sea level, totally submerged, there is the underwater observation bulb, an intimate and mediative place.

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  • I agree with Julia...take up knitting, its mediative and you could end up with some cute socks or a killer cardigan!

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  • The states, says Wilkinson, are not the only important "mediative institutions" between the individual and the national government.

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  • The lay of the land we are experiencing as we read this is the shape of the internal landscape of Frank's brain, the way his thoughts move in mediative, elaborative circles around certain recurring questions and themes.

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  • It's less of a monument and more like an experience of a mediative walk, since you walk along a path and view statues, waterfalls, and quotations.

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  • However, when the police adopted a mediative approach the message to the criminals was: "break the law and we will negotiate".

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  • The confusion of these conflicts, in which no principle is established, will never end until a conception of public welfare that includes the interests of both literature and morality is restored and reintroduced as a mediative and conciliatory agency between the contending parties.


  • In the polar extremes this means a choice between awfully serious mediative textures that'll transcend you to some higher-plane of consciousness (yawn!) and knuckle-dragging 'wobble' onslaughts that impact with all the charm and grace of Pendulum taking part in an onstage Soggy Biscuit tournament.

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  • "In analyzing the difference between the recognition awakening to Reality and the theoretical acceptance without recognition, it seems that in the latter instance there is a quality that might be called mediative distance, while in the case of recognition there is the closeness of immediacy." Franklin Merrell-Wolff, Experience and Philosophy p. 258

    October 9, 2010