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mediate

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈmiː.di.eɪt/ us  
to talk to two separate people or groups involved in a disagreement to try to help them to agree or find a solution to their problems: Negotiators were called in to mediate between the two sides. The two envoys have succeeded in mediating an end to the war.Diplomacy and mediation
mediation
noun [U] uk   /ˌmiː.diˈeɪ.ʃən/ us  
Last-minute attempts at mediation failed.Diplomacy and mediation
mediator
noun [C] uk   /-eɪ.tər/ us    /-eɪ.t̬ɚ/
Diplomacy and mediation
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