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intermediary

[in-ter-mee-dee-er-ee]
noun, plural intermediaries.
1.
an intermediate agent or agency; a go-between or mediator.
2.
a medium or means.
3.
an intermediate form or stage.
adjective
4.
being between; intermediate.
5.
acting between persons, parties, etc.; serving as an intermediate agent or agency: an intermediary power.

Origin:
1785–95; < Late Latin intermedi(um) intervening place + -ary; see intermediate1


1. arbitrator, umpire.
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intermediary (ˌɪntəˈmiːdɪərɪ)
 
n , pl -aries
1.  a person who acts as a mediator or agent between parties
2.  something that acts as a medium or means
3.  an intermediate state or period
 
adj
4.  acting as an intermediary
5.  situated, acting, or coming between; intermediate

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