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verb mediate pronunciation in British English /ˈmiːdieɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theymediate
he/she/itmediates
present participlemediating
past tensemediated
past participlemediated
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to try to end a disagreement between two people or groups

    They mediate territorial disputes between neighbouring nations.

    mediate between:

    The Bishop mediates between the demonstrators and the authorities.

    1. a.
      [transitive] to find an agreement or solution that settles a disagreement

      Iran mediated an agreement between the two African countries last September.

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