mediate

Meaning(s)

1. intervention in a dispute in order to resolve it

Popularity

Medium

Professional

Medium

Social

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they entered into mediation talks

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The verb to mediate means to intervene in a dispute or conflict to help resolve it or to diffuse the situation. In a technical or scientific context, to mediate can also mean to bring about an effect on something such as an indirect causation or connection.

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  1. The two governments entered into mediation talks in order to prevent war.
  2. The manager was required to mediate when the two employees began to argue.

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  1. The government have appointed a social worker to mediate in our custody battle.
  2. My bother and father don't get on. Every time we all meet up I end up having to mediate between them to keep the peace.

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