Yours, Etc.: Origins and Uses of 8 Sign-Offs


[in-ter-mee-dee-ey-shuh n] /ˌɪn tərˌmi diˈeɪ ʃən/
the act of intermediating.
1595-1605; intermediate2 + -ion Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for intermediation
  • Such a system would leave room for money funds to continue effective intermediation within the saving process.
  • And yes, the people who talk about the next new thing are talking about re-intermediation.
  • Widespread insolvency then jams up credit intermediation, hurts the economy, and leads to further default and insolvency.
  • Off-balance-sheet vehicles were used to create further layers of intermediation, making things even more opaque.
  • Broadly speaking, liquidity and financial intermediation have emerged as key topics in macroeconomics and finance.
  • Second, there may be several layers of intermediation between the fund manager and the client.
  • It limits them to their legitimate purpose, namely intermediation as opposed to gambling.
  • Now he wants the level of financial intermediation in the economy to rise threefold.
  • The best audits are run in a way that mirror outside intermediation for counseling.
  • People now buy their electricity, gas and water directly from utility firms without any intermediation by local government.

Word of the Day

Word Value for intermediation

Scrabble Words With Friends