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English definition of “mediate”
/ˈmid·iˌeɪt/ v [I/T]
› to help solve a disagreement by talking to the separate people or groups involved, or to communicate information between people: [T] to mediate a dispute mediation
/ˌmid·iˈeɪ·ʃən/ n [U] › Last-minute attempts at mediation failed, and the workers went on strike. mediator
/ˈmid·iˌeɪ·t̬ər/ n [C] › The governor appointed a mediator and asked both sides to return to the bargaining table.