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mediations, plural;
  1. Intervention in a dispute in order to resolve it; arbitration
    • - the parties have sought mediation and it has failed
  2. Intervention in a process or relationship; intercession
    • - they are offering sacrifice and mediation between God and man

  1. a negotiation to resolve differences that is conducted by some impartial party
  2. the act of intervening for the purpose of bringing about a settlement
  3. (mediate) intercede: act between parties with a view to reconciling differences; "He interceded in the family dispute"; "He mediated a settlement"
  4. (mediate) in-between: being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series; "adolescence is an awkward in-between age"; "in a mediate position"; "the middle point on a line"
  5. (mediate) occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others; "mediate between the old and the new"
  6. (mediated) acting or brought about through an intervening agency; "the mediated settlement brought satisfaction to both sides"
  7. Mediation, as used in law, is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), is a way of resolving disputes between two or more parties. A third party, the mediator, assists the parties to negotiate their own settlement (facilitative mediation). ...
  8. Mediation - a central idea in traditional magical thinking - is an act of crossing the borders of sacrum and profanum. ...
  9. Mediation in Marxist theory refers to the reconciliation of two opposing forces within a given society (i.e. the cultural and material realms, or the superstructure and base) by a mediating object. ...
  10. In statistics, a mediation model is one that seeks to identify and explicate the mechanism that underlies an observed relationship between an independent variable and a dependent variable via the inclusion of a third explanatory variable, known as a mediator variable. ...
  11. The Swiss Confederation was established as a result of the Act of Mediation issued by Napoleon Bonaparte on 19 February 1803 in the aftermath of the Stecklikrieg. The period of Swiss history from 1803 to 1815 is itself known as Mediation.
  12. (Mediate (song)) "Mediate" is a song by INXS from their 1987 album, Kick. The song is a segue from their big hit single, "Need You Tonight." The song has the distinction of having almost every line rhyme with the word "ate" (as in "Mediate").
  13. (mediate) to resolve differences, or to bring about a settlement, between conflicting parties; to intervene between conflicting parties in order to resolve differences or bring about a settlement; acting through a mediating agency; intermediate between extremes
  14. (MEDIATE) Sometimes people want to work out a problem but have trouble negotiating. They might ask someone to help them. That person is called a mediator. He or she mediates the conflict by helping the people work it out. ...
  15. (Mediate) A process through which the different interests (personal, social, economic) of individuals and communities, and different sectors (public and private) are reconciled in ways that promote and protect health. ...
  16. (Mediate) Act indirectly to affect a result.
  17. (Mediate) Indirect; means to; cause of; intermediate step to; intervention leading to.
  18. (Mediate) The prerequisites and prospects for health cannot be ensured by the health sector alone. More importantly, health promotion demands coordinated action by all concerned: by governments, by health and other social and economic sectors, by non-governmental and voluntary organizations, by ...
  19. (Mediate) To act as a go between to help settle a dispute.
  20. (mediate) v.  ~ act as a peacemaker or go-between for two or more people, groups, etc who disagree
  21. (Mediated) Contacts resulting from direct interaction with an individual.
  22. (Mediator) A person trained in the mediation process.
  23. (MEDIATOR) One who intervenes on behalf of another. Jesus Christ intervenes on behalf of the faithful before God the Father (1 Tim. 2:5).
  24. (Mediator) A person midway between two parties who establishes an agreement or relationship between the parties and may act as a guarantor of that relationship. ...
  25. (Mediator) A person with whom parties to a dispute meet, in an effort to have the mediator assist them in reaching a mutually acceptable decision. Unlike an arbitrator, the mediator does not impose a decision on the disputants; rather, he attempts to help them find a solution acceptable to them.