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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.
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