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noun [countable]     intermediary pronunciation in American English
/ˌɪntərˈmidiˌeri/
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  1. someone who talks to each of the people or groups involved in something, usually passing information from one to the other or trying to persuade them to agree with each other

    The deal was concluded through an intermediary.

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high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club

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