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intermediary

noun [C] uk   /ˌɪn.təˈmiː.di.ə.ri/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/
someone who carries messages between people who are unwilling or unable to meet: The police negotiated with the gunman through an intermediary. The former president has agreed to act as an intermediary between the government and the rebels.
Translations of “intermediary”
in Arabic تَوسّط…
in Korean 중재자…
in Malaysian orang tengah…
in French intermédiaire…
in Turkish aracı, arabulucu…
in Italian intermediario…
in Chinese (Traditional) 調解人,中間人…
in Russian посредник…
in Polish mediator/ka, pośredni-k/czka…
in Vietnamese người hòa giải…
in Spanish intermediario…
in Portuguese intermediário…
in Thai คนกลาง…
in German der/die Vermittler(in)…
in Catalan intermediari, -ària…
in Japanese 仲介(者)…
in Indonesian penengah, perantara…
in Chinese (Simplified) 调解人,中间人…
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